Lipman Family Farms Names Soren Bjorn to Board of Directors
IMMOKALEE, FL - Lipman Family Farms has announced that Soren Bjorn, Driscoll’s President of the Americas, is joining its Board of Directors. With over 25 years of discovering creative solutions to global challenges, Bjorn brings a unique perspective to the table.
“I am excited to join the Board of Directors of Lipman Family Farms. I’m impressed with the leadership team and Lipman’s commitment to the long-term growth and success of the business,” Bjorn said. “In addition to offering my own guidance and suggestions, I expect to learn a great deal from serving on the Board of Directors of one of the great companies in the produce industry.”
Bjorn has served as the President of Driscoll’s of the Americas for the last two years and has been with the company for more than a decade, serving as the Executive Vice President of Driscoll’s of the Americas and as the company's Senior Vice President of International Business and Global Technologies, leading research and breeding programs around the world.
“Soren brings vast experience and deep insight of the fresh produce industry to our Board,” stated Kent Shoemaker, CEO, Lipman Family Farms, in a recent press release. “We are honored to have him join our team.”
Bjorn recently completed a three-year term on the Board of the Produce Marketing Association. He earned his MBA from Texas Christian University and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Baylor University, where he competed on the golf team. He grew up in Silkeborg, Denmark, and now lives outside Santa Cruz, California, where he supports local children through his role as Fundraising Chairman for a local Little League.
Congratulations to Soren Bjorn on this new role!