Del Monte Fresh Produce Announces the Resignation of Danny Dumas
- by Chandler James
CORAL GABLES, FL - Del Monte Fresh Produce recently announced the resignation of Danny Dumas, effective May 29, 2020. During his tenure of over 20 years with the company, Dumas has held several positions, including, Vice President of Operations in Europe and Africa, Vice President North America Sales and Product Management (Banana and Pineapple Programs), as well as District Sales Manager in Canada.
“We extend our appreciation and gratitude to Danny for all his many contributions over the years and wish him well in his next endeavor,” said Youssef Zakharia, President and Chief Operating Officer.
According to a press release, the company has also announced that Annunciata (Nucci) Cerioli is expanding her responsibilities from Senior Vice President of Operations in North America to include sales and product management for North America and is promoted to the new role of Senior Vice President of North America, effective May 13, 2020. In this role, Cerioli will lead the company’s North American region in the development and execution of regional sales, operations and product management strategies, and programs to deliver long-term and sustainable business growth for the region.
Cerioli joined the company in November 2018 and has over 25 years of experience in operations and supply chain with companies like Kellogg, Borden, and Libbey, including functional depth in manufacturing, logistics, quality assurance, and safety. She also has experience in business turnaround, network optimization, and the implementation of global manufacturing systems.
“I am delighted to have Nucci bring her experience, creativity, and strong leadership capabilities to the combined operations, sales, and product management function for our North America region and to recognize her for the outstanding work and contributions she has brought to our company over the past 18 months,” said Zakharia. “I am confident that our consolidated operations, sales, and product management function for North America under Nucci’s leadership will further enhance efficiencies and drive growth in the region.”
Congratulations to Danny Dumas and Annunciata (Nucci) Cerioli on taking the next steps in their professional journeys!