Jonathan Green is excited to announce that Mark Arlotta will be its new national sales and marketing director, effective Oct. 1, 2014.

Arlotta joins our team following a highly successful career at Scotts Miracle-Gro that spanned 18 years. At SMG, he held many positions; most noteworthy was national sales director for independent and distributor business. As director, he helped strategically market programs and products exclusively for garden centers and hardware stores. During his tenure at SMG, Arlotta was honored with 12 awards for Outstanding Sales Achievement.

During the past two years, he has worked for Danner Manufacturing, an industry leader in the Water Gardening category. He has helped Danner design new packaging, reposition existing brands and created comprehensive programs designed to grow all business sectors, particularly "brick and mortar" independents.