Glenn Miller of Sunkist Growers-Affiliated Saticoy Lemon Announces Retirement; Jim Finch Comments
SANTA PAULA, CA - The start of 2023 will not only mark a new year but a leadership transition for Saticoy Lemon, a Sunkist®-affiliated packinghouse, as Glenn Miller, President and Chief Executive Officer, has retired. Marty Coert has been selected to succeed him.
Overall, the distinguished President and Chief Executive Officer has served Saticoy Lemon for 43 years, leading the company to continuous growth. As Miller steps down, Coert will officially transition to President and CEO on January 1, 2023.
Coert has over three decades of citrus and operations experience under his belt, which has prepared him for this new role.
According to a release, before serving as Operations Manager, he held positions with several organizations, including Fruit Growers Supply Company, Santa Paula Orange Association, and Villa Park Orchards.
Jim Finch, a member of the Board of Directors, commented on the leadership transition.
“Over the past four decades, Glenn has made significant contributions to Saticoy Lemon, Sunkist Growers, and to the citrus industry overall,” he said. “Glenn will be missed, but his hard work, dedication, and commitment have laid a solid foundation, and we are grateful. I would also like to welcome Marty to the executive leadership team. He has our full support as we begin this new chapter.”
More details have yet to be released surrounding this leadership transition.
Best of luck to both Glenn Miller and Marty Coert as they take these next steps in their careers.