United Fresh Honors Five Outstanding Produce Industry Individuals with the 2019 Council Awards
WASHINGTON, DC - United Fresh has announced the inaugural honorees for the first-ever 2019 Council Awards. The Council Awards, which are new this year, recognize five produce industry individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work in sharing their expertise across different areas of our industry. This year’s winners will be recognized on the Main Stage at the United Fresh 2019 Convention & Expo on June 10-12 in Chicago.
According to a press release, awards will be presented in areas represented by United Fresh Expert Advisory Councils and will be given to the following five individuals, who were nominated by their peers:
Finance & Business Management:
Jason Pounds, Treasurer/Secretary, Hardie’s Fresh Foods
Food Safety & Technology:
Natalie Dyenson, Vice President, Food Safety & Quality, Dole Food Groups
Charles Wingard, Director of Field Operations, Walter P. Rawl & Sons
Produce Marketing & Merchandising:
Julie DeWolf, Director of Retail Marketing, Sunkist Growers
Supply Chain Logistics:
Kenny Lund, Vice President, Support Operations, ALC Logistics
“Thousands of individuals work hard every day to ensure the success of their companies and the broader produce industry,” said Tom Stenzel, President & CEO of United Fresh Produce Association. “This program will allow us to shine a spotlight on five individuals who have made a strong impact in critical areas for our industry.”
To learn more about United Fresh’s Expert Advisory Councils and to register to participate, visit www.unitedfresh.org.
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