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Name: Ingrid
Position: Senior Golf/Commercial Product Manager
Years of Rain Bird Service: 15
Rain Bird Location: Rain Bird Europe, Aix-en-Provence, France
                 

Why work at Rain Bird?

Rain Bird gives me opportunity to work with very talented people. In marketing, I have the great chance to work with diverse groups and Rain Bird entities, and I can say all of them are dedicated to Rain Bird and to Rain Bird Quality.

How has working for Rain Bird benefited your career growth?

I have had in Rain Bird good opportunities and good timing for my personal life. My job today is completely different from my job 15 years ago. I met wonderful people who helped me to grow and train and develop myself. I continue to take on new responsibilities and expand my skill set.

What are the most important traits to be successful at Rain Bird?

To be successful at Rain Bird you need to be passionate and smart but also hard working and solution-oriented.

What are your future goals at Rain Bird?

I have worked with several divisions at Rain Bird and in different areas (sales, marketing, product development). I like that opportunities change and evolve. I enjoy my position which is enabling me to grow new skills set and responsibilities

Career Path at Rain Bird:

  • Senior Product Manager for Commercial and Golf SBUs – Rain Bird Europe
  • Product Manager for Commercial SBU – Rain Bird Europe
  • Golf Marketing & Communication Coordinator  -  Rain Bird Europe
  • Contractor Specialist for Landscape applications - Rain Bird France

What are your top areas of responsibilities or key activities for your current role?

  • Product line planning and execution.
  • SBU relationships
  • Product quality
  • Market development
  • Drive and implement marketing strategy
  • Competitive analysis
  • Achievement of sales objectives

Past work experience:

  • Sales –  Chemical industry