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TORO NAMES DIRECTOR OF MARKETING FOR AGRICULTURE BUSINESS
Source: Toro news release

El Cajon, California - The Toro Co. has announced Ralf San Jose as director of marketing for Toro's agricultural business.

Prior to joining Toro, San Jose held various marketing and senior leadership roles with Razer Inc., Western Digital Corp., Iomega, Rain Bird Corp. and Intel Corp. He has worked both in the U.S, as well as internationally and throughout Latin America, and is trilingual in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Most recently, he served as managing partner of Be Clever Investor.

In his new role, San Jose will oversee Toro's marketing and product development strategy for the agricultural market.

San Jose earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Maua Engineering School in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and an MBA with concentration in high-tech marketing and business development from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management.

"We are very pleased to welcome Ralf to the Toro team," said Phil Burkart, vice president of Toro's Irrigation and Lighting Businesses. "Ralf's more than 20 years of marketing experience, along with his engineering background and business development acumen, will further strengthen the Ag Business as we continue to develop innovative products to enhance our portfolio and expand our market share throughout the Americas into the future."