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New hires for RPE

Bancroft, WI-based RPE, a grower-shipper of year-round potatoes and onions, announced SCOTT KEYSER as account manager on May 8. Mr. Keyser will be based in the company’s Bancroft, WI, office.

Before joining the team at RPE, Mr. Keyser worked for Shamrock Foods, a family-owned company specializing in the manufacturing and distribution of food and food-related products, for ScottScott Keyserfour years as an account executive, the company press release stated.

Mr. Keyser also spent 13 years at Sysco, where he earned several sales awards for his performance during his tenure.

“I am very happy to be joining the RPE team,” Mr. Keyser said in the release. “RPE is innovative, focused on finding solutions for their customers, and growing. I look forward to an exciting future with the company.”

RPE also announced MARK BUCEK as regional sales manager for its new branch office in Texas on May 8.

Mr. Bucek has been involved in the produce industry for over 25 years, most recently working for Target Corp. in a number of positions, including field segmentation merchant and produce field captain.MarkMark Bucek

Mr. Bucek also worked at Winn-Dixie for many years as produce specialist and location director. During his time at Winn-Dixie, Mr. Bucek earned the Produce Director of the Year Award two years in a row, according to a company press release.

“I look forward to the opportunities at RPE and am excited to bring a new dimension to the position through my years of grocery experience,” Mr Bucek said in the release.