Bland Farms® Hires Sam Burleson for Northeast Regional Sales
- by Anne Allen
GLENVILLE, GA - Bland Farms® and Vidalia Brands® is looking to expand its reach in the Northeast region by hiring Sam Burleson. Burleson will lead the sales and marketing team as the new Northeast Sales Lead moving forward, bringing in over 30 years of experience with him.
“Sam brings a great perspective to Bland Farms,” said Delbert Bland, President. “He has a great eye for new business opportunities and an exceptional ability to develop and maintain good retailer relationships. We are excited to add Sam, a well-respected veteran, and his business and product development skill set to the team.”
According to the press release, Burleson will step in to lead client-grower relations while also playing a leadership role in how to continue to expand Bland’s strategic retailer partnerships from coast to coast. His diverse background will be pivotal to the Bland family team, specialising in performance-driven sales and marketing executive pioneering business strategies that increase product awareness, market share, and profitability. For 20 years, Burleson has known the Bland family both professionally and personally, so he’s practically already part of the family himself.
“I have admired Bland Farms and Vidalia Brands for many years, so I’m excited about the opportunity to be a part of a premier sweet onion grower in the industry,” Burleson commented. “I look forward to creating new business opportunities and expanding our retailer relationships in the Northeast.”
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