On April 21, the Intimidator Group, based in Batesville, Arkansas, welcomed Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson for an event announcing The Toro Co. as the new owners of Intimidator Group. Attended by employees, distinguished guests and members of the Batesville community, the event featured remarks by Robert Foster (founder, Intimidator Group), Rick Olson (chairman and CEO, The Toro Co.) and Governor Hutchinson. The speeches touched on such topics as the Intimidator Group’s history and impact on Arkansas economics along with The Toro Co.’s continued commitment to Arkansas and the Batesville community. The event concluded with a catfish lunch for attendees.
“I am extremely proud of how far we have come in our nine years in business. We are thankful to our employees, community, and state for their support throughout the years. The sale to The Toro Co. will provide the resources our business needs to grow and become even more competitive in the market. We look forward to seeing the future of Intimidator Group under The Toro Co.,” stated Robert Foster, founder, Intimidator Group.
“Throughout the Intimidator Group, what you see are people who are passionate about what they do every day, are committed to doing the right thing and are driven to serve customers and support their community,” said Rick Olson, chairman and CEO of The Toro Co. “This is one of the many reasons why we are excited about the future of the Intimidator Group and the team in Batesville and what we can accomplish together.”
“Intimidator Group has been an integral part of the Batesville community since 2013. Robert and Becky’s vision, drive and determination have led them to great success, which they have shared with their community. I’m excited to watch the continued growth of Intimidator as part of The Toro Co.,” stated Gov. Hutchinson.