Mission Produce Names Stephen Fink as Vice President of North American Sales
OXNARD, CA - A fruit so noble as the avocado deserves the fiercest leaders in the industry. Ensuring that its own green gold is championed by the highest ranking fresh produce advocates, Mission Produce has announced the promotion of Stephen Fink to Vice President of North American Sales.
“I’m excited to assume this opportunity during a pivotal stage of category growth in the United States and beyond,” said Fink. “We have a strong sales team, and I am looking forward to reinforcing Mission’s commitment to servicing customers and maintaining a market lead position.”
Fink’s new executive responsibilities include overseeing retail, foodservice, and wholesale sales strategies throughout North America. He will also manage a professional sales team, plus support staff, and provide top-level leadership to maximize business results.
As noted in a press release, Fink joined Mission in 2012 and quickly rose to positions of increasing responsibility. In his tenure at the company, he has held management roles in inventory and sales and most recently served as the Senior Director of Sales.
“Stephen is a trusted strategist, confident leader, and keen industry expert,” said Ross Wileman, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Mission recognizes employees for their leadership and dedication, and this promotion reflects that. Stephen has made invaluable contributions to our domestic sales division, and his background and skills will help further build our retail, foodservice, and wholesale businesses.”
Congratulations to Stephen Fink on this next step in his career!