19 Mar GSky Expands Sales Team to Embrace Growing Living Wall Demand
Skilled Professionals Join to Offer Unique Versa Wall® Technology and Expert Design
Delray Beach, FL – GSky Plant Systems, Inc., a global industry leader in the design and production of interior and exterior green walls, announces four key hires to enhance Sales and Marketing capabilities and embrace growing demand for living walls such as the Versa Wall® and Versa Wall® XT systems.
Jean-Pierre Sijmons joins GSky as Director of Global Dealer Development. In this role, he will develop dealer programs and relationships to expand GSky’s presence in North America and Europe. Jean-Pierre brings 25 years of experience in the interiorscape industry. Since 2002, Sijmons owned and operated City Plantscaping in Denver, Colorado—a member of GSky’s dealer network. Prior to this, Sijmons served as the Operations Manager for Veldkamp’s Interior Landscaping in Holland and Acquisition Manager for Plantscape BV, a Dutch Company. He has also held positions as Sales Manager and General Manager.
Additionally, GSky continues to add top sales professionals in North American and European markets. Joining GSky as Sales Representative for California, Cara Black brings 15 years of sales experience, including 4 years representing green wall products with a dealer in California. GSky’s new Sales Representative for Texas, Casey Nelson previously served as Executive VP for Design and Sales with leading Texas green wall dealer Natura. Both individuals have a history of building successful, long-term relationships with clients and partners. In their new roles they will work closely with architects and dealers, identify new projects, and support existing GSky corporate client projects.
With 15 years of Administrative, Sales, and Marketing experience, most recently as Marketing Coordinator for Florida’s TooJay’s Restaurant chain, Lea Ackerman joins GSky as Marketing Coordinator. Ackerman will support the field sales team with high-impact sales material and leads, and she will manage the various social media platforms and public relations efforts for the company.
Director of Global Dealer Development
“I became a part of GSky because I wanted to be a part of a company that provides one of the best green wall systems on the market and keeps innovating and improving its product over time. I am excited to offer prospective customers one of the most versatile and efficient green wall systems on the market.”
Sales Representative for California
“The market for high-end vegetated walls in California is very strong and GSky’s premium products will be successful in the state. I am excited to join the GSky team and lead the expansion into the California market.”
Sales Representative for Texas
“Biophilic design is a growing trend and in high demand throughout Texas. It’s a major contributor to workplace wellness and LEED standards sought after by commercial properties. I’m excited to be collaborating with the design community and our partners to deliver the benefits of living walls across Texas!”
“I am thrilled to help market GSky living green walls and maintenance services! GSky sets a standard in the industry that is second to none and sharing the benefits of our beautiful living green walls with consumers is not only satisfying, but fun.”