Bevo Farms Operational Team

Leo Benne, President, GM

Leo Benne gained advanced knowledge of modern horticultural methods at Rijks Middlebare Tuinbouw School in Holland. With extensive experience in the application of computer technology to the production of healthy, high-yield plants, he has been a key figure in the development of Bevo Agro. Leo Benne is a hands-on President and GM, overseeing every stage of the company’s operations, from pre-sales to shipping.

John Hoekstra, CFO

John manages the accounting and finance activities at Bevo. Prior to joining Bevo in 2004, he worked at Air Liquide as Supply Chain Manager, and at Unitor Ships Service as Branch Manager. John graduated from Redeemer University with a degree in Business Administration, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA). Phone 604-888-0420 ext 224

Peter Kuijvenhoven, Operations Manager

Peter joined Bevo in 2012 and worked in the greenhouse management for many years in Europe before transitioning to Bevo. His international experience has been instrumental in Bevo’s success. Phone 604-888-0420 ext 229

Natalie Rolleman, Sales

Natalie joined Bevo in July 2002 and worked in the greenhouse production area before transitioning into the office. She is a key member of our team, and is our lead in Bedding Crop Sales. Phone 604-888-0420 ext 236

Ray Breedveld, Sales

Ray joined Bevo in March 1999 and is our excellent Greenhouse Crop and Field Crop sales team member. Prior to Bevo he was self employed in the cabinet making business. Phone 604-888-0420 ext 225

Randy Moews, Production Planner

Randy joined Bevo in the Fall of 2002. He has been in the Greenhouse Industry since 1975. He works closely with the sales team to work out which crops we will grow, and with the Growers to keep the crop schedules up to date. Then he makes sure it all fits in. Phone 604-888-0420 ext 228

Maria Memije, Human Resources/Accounts Receivable.

Maria recently joined Bevo Farms in December 2013. Prior to joining Bevo, she worked at Lafarge Canada Inc. in Finance Department. She later joined Cedarline Industries Ltd. as a Staff Accountant  and Payroll Administrator.  She was also employed at North Delta Fishery as a Cost Accountant before joining Bevo Farms. Maria has a degree in Accounting and has a solid working experience for more than 20 years. Though she has no experience in Agri-Holticulture industry, she is loving the new and exciting experience in greenhouse industry. Phone 604-888-0420 ext 230

and some more
really valuable people

Sharon Williams (Shipping) Ext 240
Teresa Fooks (Production/First Aid/Safety) Ext 239,
Mies Heemskerk (AcctPay/Reception) Ext 221,
Gord Vandeburgt (Projects) Ext 226,
Gurpal, Bikky, Rampal, Rajinder (Production),
Jim (Maintenance),
Alex, Don, and Chris (Growers)

and many others