Feb 07, 2023

Landus Conduit names director of strategic partners

John Schmahl will help connect Landus to areas where the company doesn’t currently do business.

John Schmahl Landus Conduit
John Schmahl

John Schmahl has been named director of strategic partners at Landus Conduit, a wholly owned subsidiary of Landus.

Landus Conduit, launched last year, is designed to connect farmers and align agriculture and grain organizations with collaborators to streamline supply chain and access incremental value.

Collaborations in Landus Conduit will benefit from new service options through the Landus GROW Solutions Center and financing partners to create new capabilities and channels for sustainability across all segments.

Schmahl had been U.S. strategic channel lead at Farmers Edge since March 2022. Prior to that he was with Indigo Ag in various roles including director and buyer manager, national account manager and Eastern sales director. He also has worked as a regional sales manager at WinField United, regional sales manager at The Andersons, Inc. and regional sales manager at Monsanto Co. He received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

“The addition of John makes a substantial difference to how we approach partnerships in areas where Landus doesn’t currently do business,” said Bruce Vernon, leader of Landus Conduit. “Having him on board builds our connections outside the Midwest region and beyond.”

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