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Scotts Miracle-Gro welcomes new Director-Plant Manager

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, announced that Malcolm Carter has been named as the company’s Director/Plant Manager in their Geismar, Louisiana growing media division.

Carter brings more than 20 years of management experience, most recently as Operations Manager of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) manufacturer, IPM, North America’s branch of Guarniflon SPA. Before that, Carter was a supervisor at Precision Press, where he Supervised up to 100 employees at printing company. Developed AIB training program and trained other supervisors.

Carter was Policy Council President for the East Baton Rouge Parish Headstart, and Carter is also a leadership trainer and author.

He is a graduate of the Grace King High School in Metairie, Louisiana and received his bachelors and Masters of Science degrees from Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minnesota.

According to a recent article in Forbes, Scotts Miracle-Gro was named top dividend stock. The company recently reported Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014

Results; Full-Year Adjusted Earnings Increase 19 percent to $3.29 per Share Q4 sales increased 5 percent to $454.3 million; Full-year sales increased 2 percent to $2.84 billion adjusted gross margin rate improved 80 basis points in Q4 and 100 basis points for full year Full-year adjusted EBITDA increased 6 percent to $412 million The Company expects adjusted earnings per share of $3.40 to $3.60 in fiscal 2015.