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Richard Pazderski joins Utah Onions

Utah Onions, a provider of premium red, yellow, white and sweet onions, hired RICHARD PAZDERSKI as director of business development, effective April 30. He will be responsible for directing all new business development activities for the company.

“Utah Onions is a great organization,” Mr. Pazderski said in a May 16 press release. “They have experienced tremendous growth since their current ownership took over seven years ago and continue to demonstrate an understanding of the market and the abilityRichard-PRichard Pazderski to adapt and innovate. I am excited to join an organization with such a strong vision for the future. I’m looking forward to working with the team at Utah Onions to continue that success.”

Mr. Pazderski joins Utah Onions with almost 10 years of experience in the produce industry, including eight years in onion sales for Bland Farms. He earned his bachelor’s degree in agriculture from the University of Georgia.  

“We are very fortunate to have Richard join us,” Shawn Hartley, vice president of Utah Onions, said in the press release. “His knowledge, proven track record and experience are a perfect fit for the next stage of our growth. Richard understands the need to drive excellence throughout every facet of the organization as we continue to strive to meet the current and future needs of our valued customers. Additionally, he has strong relationships with key retailers that are second to none. We are very excited about working with him.”

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