Kimberly St George, sales and marketing veteran, joins Dole Fresh Vegetables

0

Dole Food Company today announced that Kim St George, a 25-year veteran of the produce industry, has joined Dole Fresh Vegetables as Vice President of Sales, Western Region. St George will focus on expanding Dole’s value-added salad business while working closely with Dole’s Fresh Pack team for farm-fresh vegetables.

St George comes to Dole from Renaissance Food Group/Calavo where she served as Vice President of Business Development. In this role, she primarily focused on developing new customers and products in the retail, club and alternative channel segments for the fresh vegetable, fruit and deli product lines.

Previously, St George held positions at Mann Packing as Director of Sales and Marketing, working directly with US and Canadian customers to develop and manage the company’s private label and value-added club portfolios, as well as as Taylor Farms Retail and River Ranch Fresh Foods. in the areas of marketing, innovation, sales and business development.

Currently, St George serves on the Marketing Council of the International Fresh Produce Association and the Southern Roots Women’s Committee of the Southeast Produce Council, and has previously served on various committees of the United Fresh, Produce Marketing Association and the Fresh Produce & Floral Council. , as well as the UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association. Board of Directors.

“We are very pleased to have Kim join us to lead our sales team in the West,” said Emanuel Lazopoulos, senior vice president of sales and marketing at DFV. “She brings decades of leadership experience, established relationships and produces knowledge across a wide range of roles and organizations. Coupled with its enthusiasm, Dole Fresh Vegetables is well positioned for continued success.

St George received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Management Economics from UC Davis and an MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.

About Dole Food Company

Dole Food Company, part of Dole plc, is one of the world’s largest producers and distributors of high quality fresh fruit and vegetables. Dole is an industry leader in many of the products it sells, as well as in nutrition education. For more information, visit www.dole.com.

Share.

About Author

Comments are closed.