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Agrimarketing : May 2009 Supplement
16 AG BIZ Customer Quotes:16 Thinking Outside Box 5/4/09 2:59 PM Page 18 ENERGY CUSTOMERS/continued frompage 17 Leon has offered the tools, pro- grams andmanpower to our petroleumdivision to help put us in a leading position to growour business inways cooperatives have not had available in the past. Ourmarket has expanded in the last few years due to the Cenex brand and the reliability of supply and support of CHS and its employees.When wemarket Cenex products, quality has always been in the forefront of our presentation and thatmeans we have the opportunity to enhance our company’s bottomline with every gallon sold. Agland’s relationship with CHS has changed fromcustomer-supplier to a partnership.Along with a partnership comes trust, commitment and two-way communication.While this close relationship can be common among two people, to have it exist between two companies is a tribute to Leon and his energy team. ED SCHEETZ GeneralManager CHS Inc. Auburn,WA Leon leads by being positive and ethical and encouraging input from others.He is a visionarywho has accepted the challenges and responsibility of being a leader.Hemakes final decisionswith conviction. energy products. Customerswho havemigrated fromtheMidwest to theWest Coast are very familiarwith the Cenex brand and look to us for products. The brand has become a name our current customers trust, and these customers showloyalty by recommending us to others. Leon has always listened to our concerns and ideas and has been a positive influence in helping us make decisions. JEFF HOCH President ViscosityOil Company, Willowbrook, IL Scheetz His teamhas helped us by posi- tioning CHS energy to be a dependable, cost-competitive supplier of Over the years it has been evident to me that Leon understands our business and the details of ourworking relationshipwith everyone at CHS. The stability of CHS is a confidencebuilder for us as a customer and the foundation of a long-termbusiness relationship. Leon has impressive knowledge of the various facets of the energy Thanks for burning the midnight oil to help us fuel the farms of mid-America. Your friends at National Cooperative Refinery Association congratulate you, Leon, on being named 2009 Agribusiness Leader of the Year. Since 1943 www.ncra.coop 18 Agri Marketing s May 2009