SANTA PAULA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Limoneira Company (the “Company” or “Limoneira”) (Nasdaq:LMNR), a diversified citrus packing, sales and marketing company with related agribusiness activities and real estate development operations, announced two new appointments to Limoneira’s One World of Citrus™ sales team.
Tara Saldaña will be responsible for customers and sales for the Southeast U.S. as well as other customers across the East. Tara worked with Fresh Express over the past ten years where she most recently held the position of Regional Customer Manager for the Southeast. Prior to Fresh Express, Tara worked at Skinner Nurseries and C.H. Robinson.
John Carter, Vice President of Global sales said, “Tara has a tremendous reputation in the marketplace with proven customer and cross functional experience. She is a great addition to our team and will expand citrus sales from our One World sourcing areas”. Tara is located in Tampa, Florida.
Brett Johnson has joined Limoneira as Western Sales Director. Johnson joins limoneira from Lakeside Produce, a year-round supplier of hot house tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers with sourcing from Mexico and Canada. Prior to Lakeside, Brett held various sales and sales management roles with C.H. Robinson, IFCO Systems, and Ready Pac Foods. “In his new role, Brett will be responsible for overall performance in the West including expanding our customer base, driving greater utilization of the crop, and accelerating inventory turns across our multiple distribution points” said Carter. Brett is located in Phoenix, AZ.
Limoneira Senior Vice President and COO Alex Teague said, “Tara and Brett have already hit the ground running. We’re exited to have them on board as we accelerate our Take a Healthy Stand initiative to continue driving lemon consumption and look forward to having them with us at PMA’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim.
About Limoneira Company
Limoneira Company, a 126-year-old international agribusiness headquartered in Santa Paula, California, has grown to become one of the premier integrated agribusinesses in the world. Limoneira (pronounced lē mon´âra) is a dedicated sustainability company with 15,700 acres of rich agricultural lands, real estate properties, and water rights in California, Arizona, Chile and Argentina. The Company is a leading producer of lemons, avocados, oranges, specialty citrus and other crops that are enjoyed throughout the world. For more about Limoneira Company, visit www.limoneira.com.