The Giumarra Cos., based in Los Angeles, announced the addition of Jeannine Martin and Bob Faulkner to its Giumarra Reedley division.
Ms. Martin joins as director of sales for the division. She has worked in the produce industry since 1977 andmost recently held a sales and account representative position with Fruit Patch Sales LLC. Her new responsibilities at Giumarra Reedley include managing the stone fruit sales team and key customer accounts.
Mr. Faulkner joins as salesperson. Previously, he was director of sales at Double D Farms, a grower, packer and shipper of organic fruits and vegetables based in Coalinga, CA. He has worked in the produce industry for 28 years and will be responsible for strengthening sales with existing stone fruit customers and developing relationships with new customers.
“The Reedley division is delighted with the new additions to its sales team,” John Thiesen, division manager of Giumarra Reedley, said in a March 28 press release announcing the
new hires. “Jeannine brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the stone fruit industry to Giumarra. She is well respected in the produce industry and will be a real asset. Bob brings many years of experience and knowledge in the produce business and will not only be an asset as a stone fruit salesman, but also for other divisions of Giumarra.”
Giumarra Reedley was established in the early 1960s and markets premium stone fruit grown in the San Joaquin Valley of California.