Golden Sun Marketing Promotes Naba Bakar to Director of Marketing
MOUND, MN - If the value of a team member can be found in their attitude, aptitude, and ability, then I think it is easy to say that Naba Bakar possesses and excels in all three areas. Having proven herself as a leader and expert in strategic planning and brand management, Bakar has been promoted to the role of Director of Marketing for Golden Sun Marketing.
“I’m excited for the opportunity to continue to drive the strategic direction of Golden Sun Marketing and deliver long-term growth and success for our clients," Bakar shared. "I'm honored to work for a company with deep roots in the fresh produce industry and especially proud of our powerful team of marketing professionals.”
Bakar’s role was effective as of August 1st. She has been with Golden Sun Marketing for three years touting a quick trajectory from Marketing Manager to Senior Marketing Manager in just that small window of time.
“Naba has been an integral part of the team for her strategic thinking and strong marketing skillset that have helped us grow,” President Don Goodwin said. “She has proven herself to be a natural leader for our marketing team and our clients. I have a great deal of confidence in Naba, and I look forward to her leading our market efforts as she supports our clients.”
The newly promoted Director of Marketing brings a marketing background of more than seven years, ranging from corporate marketing to startup ventures, according to a press release. In addition, Bakar earned a BS in Biological Sciences from the American University in Washington D.C. and an MBA from the Minnesota School of Business.
“No different than the industry as a whole, our company continues to grow in new and challenging ways,” Tom Thompson, Vice President, reflected. “We are excited about what is ahead and having Naba in a leadership role will help drive us and our clients there faster. Her balance of creative and marketing skills coupled with her vision and passion for the business is a rare find, so we are very lucky to have her continue to grow with us in this new role.”
Golden Sun Marketing’s core services include business strategy, business development, and marketing. The firm's clients span a wide range of seed companies, growers, shippers, and distributors.
Congrats, Naba, on the amazing promotion and good luck on the exciting road ahead!