West Pak Avocado Appoints Leonard Cueva as Senior Vice President of Finance
MURRIETA, CA - Adding fresh expertise to its leadership team, West Pak appointed Leonard Cueva as its Senior Vice President of Finance. With experience in strategic business development, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and financial modeling, Cueva has a track record for improving internal operations.
"It's a great privilege to be joining West Pak Avocado, especially at this unique juncture in its history," said Cueva. “I’ve long admired the company culture established by its founders. The company has positioned itself well with a commitment to customer service levels unparalleled in the industry. I look forward to partnering with the talented team our CEO Mario Pacheco has assembled to ensure we have the financial prowess and evolve our data analytics to effectively navigate our high-growth.”
According to a press release, Cueva is the former Vice President of Finance at C.R. Laurence, a manufacturer and supplier of architectural glazing systems. He has turn-around business experience and has studied the impact of lean manufacturing on operations. He has also created a robotics process automation strategy.
In his new role, Cueva will support West Pak's business plan to meet its annual and long-term strategic objectives with proactive modeling and insightful analysis. He will develop and enhance reporting tools to refine pricing models, establish cost-efficiency targets, and build a forward view of business for advanced capital planning, the release noted. Cueva will also develop a high-performing finance team that delivers accurate and timely decision support to the organization.
"We are pleased to welcome Leonard to West Pak and look forward to tapping his vast financial and international business expertise," said CEO Mario Pacheco.
Cueva holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Business from California State University of Fullerton, a Master's in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, and possesses Leadership Development (PLD) Alumni Status at Harvard Business School.
Congratulations to Leonard Cueva on this new appointment! We look forward to more news from West Pak.