Schaefer Ventilation Equipment, manufacturer of ventilation and thermal comfort is pleased to announce the hiring of Rico Garay to Schaefer’s Agricultural and Horticultural Division. His primary focus is expanding the Latin American markets in agriculture and horticulture while working to support the already established business in these areas.

Rico is a graduate of North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Spanish with a Minor in Business Administration. Through his studies he had the opportunity to attend Tecnológico de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico and speaks both English and Spanish.

Per James Kleinke, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Schaefer Ventilation Equipment, “We have no doubt that he will help us in our global expansion as well as break down any language barriers or cultural dimensions that we may face.”

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