KILGORE, Texas—Following a distinguished career of 29 years, Martin Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ: MMLP) announced May 21 that Ron Garner, vice president of fertilizer, is retiring.
“Ron has served as the leader of the partnership’s fertilizer division within the sulfur services segment since it was established,” said Ruben Martin, president and CEO of Martin Midstream GP LLC, the general partner of the partnership. “He has managed his team with excellence and integrity while successfully growing our sulfur-based fertilizer division. All of us here wish him and his family a happy, healthy retirement.”
Garner has been active in numerous industry associations throughout his career, including the Texas Ag Industries Association and the Southwest Fertilizer Conference (SWFC). He has served as president of the board of directors for the Tennessee Plant Food Association and on the SWFC board of directors since 2004 in various capacities including program chairman, general conference chairman, executive committee chairman and currently local arrangements chairman.
Garner joined Martin Resource Management Corp. in 1990 and was promoted to vice president of fertilizer in 1998, continuing in that role when Martin Midstream Partners LP was founded in 2002. His retirement is effective May 31.
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