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Sun World announces promotions

Bakersfield, CA-based Sun World International LLC announced the promotions of several employees and other staff adjustments.

MONICA ESCOTO will now serve as director of quality assurance; CLAUDIO OLAVE as director of special projects and innovation; JOE SANCHEZ as director of southern facility operations; NATALIE ERLENDSON as program marketing manager; CECILIA RIVERA as customer service manager; RENA SOLIZ as human resources manager; MARTIN (SONNY) VELAZQUEZ as manager of employee and environmental safety; and DAN ROSAS as manager of food safety and sustainability.

“We have an ambitious plan to optimize our people, product and portfolio, focus on multi-channel customer strategies, tap technology to optimize our business systems, and embrace and accelerate innovation,” said David Dever, who was named CEO of Sun World International a year ago. “These promotions reflect the commitment of this company to empower our people and enhance systems to drive continuous improvement.”

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