Chris Hill Selected as Generation Farms Vice President of Sales & Marketing

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Tue. January 31st, 2017 - by Jordan Okumura-Wright

LAKE PARK, GA – Chris Hill has been tapped as Generation Farms' new Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Reporting to President Jim Gallagher, Chris will lead efforts to grow and transform the business into a premier grower/shipper of high quality/food safe produce across the East Coast.

Chris Hill, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Generation Farms“I’m looking forward to supporting the talented team and farming heritage currently in place at Generation Farms to grow the business via a new vision for superior grown conventional and organic produce in the East, specializing in onions, carrots, sweet potatoes, green beans, blueberries, watermelons, our local organic program and other various produce items,” Hill said, according to a press release.

With 18 years under his belt, Chris is an industry leader who formerly worked for the Chiquita/Fresh Express company in various leadership roles, including General Manager/VP of the Fresh Express packaged salad division. Chris has demonstrated the ability to form strong trade relationships to build both commodity and value-added produce businesses.

Jim Gallagher, President, Generation Farms“We are thrilled to have Chris as a part of our leadership team to bring his sales and trade marketing expertise to the Generation Farms family to continue our evolutionary path of what the Stanley and Coggins families started years ago,” Jim Gallagher, President of Generation Farms, said.

As we've previously reported, this past year, Lake Park, GA-based Coggins Produce, Inc. and Vidalia, GA-based Stanley Farms merged, to become Generation Farms.

Congratulations on the new role, Chris!

Generation Farms