Boston Seeds appoint new managing director

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One of the UK’s leading independent seed merchants and online seed retailers, Boston Seeds, has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director. George Wallis will take up his new role in March, based at Boston Seeds’ new office and distribution centre in Kirton, Lincolnshire.

After graduating from the University of Nottingham in 2008, George spent five years in FMCG with Asda in store management before joining Boston Seeds in 2013 as Business Development Manager. In this role, George led many important projects across the company before taking up his previous role of commercial director.

            Boston Seeds appoint new managing director   Current managing director of Boston Seeds, Andrew Wallis, said “I am certain the growth and success of the company over the last 20 years will continue, and this appointment ensures secure and exciting times ahead. Boston Seeds has established a diverse product range as an agricultural seed merchant. Significant products include – linseed, environmental seeds, grass seed and wildflower seeds. Most of these products are available to consumers online, turf managers, as well as farmers.”

Delighted with new role

Commenting on his new role, Mr Wallis said “I’m delighted to take on the role of managing director and lead the next phase of the company’s growth. I look forward to building on the recent success of the business, harnessing our unique market position to benefit the agricultural and amenity industries alike.”

In 2021, Boston Seeds continued their expansion, investing in new offices and a 25,000 sq/ft warehouse.

“We are increasing the range and quantity of seeds available for prompt delivery. Supply chain issues and distribution during the last two years has highlighted the necessity for maintaining good stocks that are ready for delivery at short notice. With an increasing demand for a diversity of seeds to use in soil management, environmental land management schemes (ELMS) and habitat creation, we have invested in both infrastructure and people” added George Wallis.

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Editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is an avid follower of Stoke City.