Limoneira’s One World of Citrus™ Adds Sales Talent to Team
- by Lilian Diep
SANTA PAULA, CA - The diversified citrus packing, sales, and marketing company announced two new appointments recently, increasing its reach in the U.S. Limoneira Company appointed Tara Saldaña and Brett Johnson to Limoneira’s One World of Citrus™ sales team.
“Tara has a tremendous reputation in the marketplace with proven customer and cross functional experience,” states John Carter, Vice President of Global Sales, in the press release. “She is a great addition to our team and will expand citrus sales from our One World sourcing areas”.
Saldaña is located in Tampa, Florida, and will be the new Customers and Sales Director for the Southeast U.S. as well as other customers across the East. She has worked with Fresh Express over the past ten years, where she most recently held the position of Regional Customer Manager for the Southeast. Prior to Fresh Express, Saldaña worked at Skinner Nurseries and C.H. Robinson.
“In his new role, Brett will be responsible for overall performance in the West including expanding our customer base, driving greater utilization of the crop, and accelerating inventory turns across our multiple distribution points,” continued Carter.
Johnson is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and will join Limoneira as the Western Sales Director. Prior to joining Limoneira, Johnson was recently with Lakeside Produce after holding various sales and sales management roles with C.H. Robinson, IFCO Systems, and Ready Pac Foods.
“Tara and Brett have already hit the ground running,” commented Limoneira Senior Vice President and COO Alex Teague. “We’re excited to have them on board as we accelerate our ‘Take a Healthy Stand’ initiative to continue driving lemon consumption and look forward to having them with us at PMA’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim.”
Congratulations to both Tara Saldaña and Brett Johnson on their new roles! To catch up with Limoneira, find them this year at booth #1837. For more news in the industry, keep reading ANUK.