Oxnard, CA-based Gills Onions announced Sept. 12 the addition of TERI TROST to its sales team.
Trost brings over 30 years of experience in foodservice sales management, customer service and marketing, as well as key account management to Gills Onions.
Prior to joining Gills Onions, Trost worked as the senior manager in foodservice sales for Fresh Connect. Before that, she worked with companies such as Earthbound Farm, Fresh Network NMS, Coronet Foods, Custom Cuts and Life Force Foods.
In her new role, Trost will focus on helping Gills Onions’ customers build their fresh-cut onion category sales and profits via training, food show support and innovative promotional programs. She will also assist management of accounts both at the corporate and division level, and will interface with operations and internal sales as part of the company’s total touch customer service program.
“Terri brings great energy and experience to our team,” said Nelia Alamo, vice president of sales and marketing for Gills Onions. “We have had the pleasure of working with her over the last few years via Fresh Connect and she is a skilled professional. We appreciate her ability to solve problems with innovation and strengthen relationships through service and authenticity.”
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