Tanimura & Antle Welcomes Jessica Harris as Senior Manager of Trade Marketing & Business Development
- by Melissa De Leon
SALINAS, CA - Continuing its growth trajectory on size and experience, Tanimura & Antle has welcomed a new face to the team.
We recently reported Chris Glynn joining on as Director of Organics, and now the company has announced that Jessica Harris is its new Senior Manager of Trade Marketing & Business Development.
Most recently, Jessica served as Senior Manager of Customer Marketing at Earthbound Farm, where she worked since 2007, according to a press release. While there she played an instrumental role in helping expand customer and shopper marketing programs.
On her experience and demonstrated success in the produce industry, which the company said would help her to drive purchase and customer satisfaction for T&A, Sprouts Vice President of Produce Procurement Chad Miller expressed support.
"With expertise and passion, Jessica has built a strong relationship with the team here at Sprouts," said Chad. "She understands our needs and she knows organic produce. She's a great addition to the Tanimura & Antle team and I look forward to continuing to work with her."
In this new role, Jessica will look to expand relationships with T&A’s customers through the development of targeted strategic customer marketing partnerships.
“Jessica brings a deep understanding of the unique dynamics of the organic category and demonstrated success in leveraging her expertise for success,” said Jeffrey Jackson, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. On her being an enthusiastic volunteer both our industry and her community, he added, “We’re also thrilled that her passion for local community engagement aligns with Tanimura & Antle’s core values.”
Jessica serves on the board of the Produce Marketing Association Women’s Fresh Perspectives Committee and Ag Against Hunger. She is also a 2011 Produce Business 40 under 40 honoree and a graduate of the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Salinas Valley program.
Congratulations Jessica on this newest chapter in you produce career!