ASSUMPTION, ILLINOIS, U.S. — GSI announced on Aug. 6 that Derek Hemphill has been named GSI’s director of commercial sales, North America, with responsibility for driving efforts to provide the commercial grain industry with leading storage, conditioning, material handling and structure solutions.
Hemphill has more than 10 years of commercial grain industry experience and has been with GSI since 2013 as global product manager for material handling. With this promotion, Hemphill will manage the commercial sales organization.

“I am excited for the opportunity to lead a great team representing the grain industry’s most complete line of products from GSI, including our InterSystems and Zimmerman divisions,” Hemphill said. “Our team is focused on listening to customers’ wants and needs, and helping them solve their problems.”

Roger Price, GSI’s director of Grain Sales & Service, North America, added, "Derek has built his entire career in the grain industry. His combination of vast technical knowledge and a genuine passion for the industry makes him the logical choice to enhance our market leading presence. His commitment to our customers runs deep and this will enable GSI to back our industry-leading products with unmatched service and support."