California Giant Hires Helena Beckett as Retail Sales Account Manager
- by Anne Allen
WATSONVILLE, CA - Days before the Southeast Produce Council’s (SEPC) Southern Exposure is set to start, California Giant Berry Farms welcomes sale veteran Helena Beckett to its team as Retail Sales Account Manager. She will be working with the retail team led by Nick Chappell, Director of Retail Sales, along with Jonathan Sparks, Jerry Connery, and Sherry Castro.
“California Giant is highly regarded in our community and the industry, and I am excited to be part of them team,” stated Beckett in a press release.
The press release noted that Beckett’s addition to the staff rounds out the sales department and strengthens the company’s experienced sales team. With 15 years of sales and category management experience servicing top retailers in the United States under her belt, Beckett adds to the depth and experience of the team.
“The timing couldn’t be better as we look ahead to peak berry season right around the corner,” stated Chappell. “Having a strong sales person like Helena step into our company with credibility and industry knowledge is a huge benefit.”
As Cal Giant anticipates another banner year in fresh berry sales, it relates the message that the entire sales team has years of sales experience serving retail and foodservice trading partners, along with sales support and logistics teams working full-time to bring to the company’s products to market.
“This is an exciting time for our company as we expand our department and build on our team to serve our customers every day and provide the support needed to get the job done and ensure the best service,” said Anthony Gallino, Vice President of Sales.
Congratulations to Helena and the Cal Giant team!