Sunkist Growers and Fruit Growers Supply Company Appoint Rayne Thompson Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy

Sunkist Growers and Fruit Growers Supply Company Appoint Rayne Thompson Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy



VALENCIA, CA – Sunkist Growers and Fruit Growers Supply Company (FSG) announced an executive appointment this week; the two companies have promoted Rayne Thompson to the role of Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy. In her new capacity, Thompson will oversee both Sunkist and FSG interests as they relate to state, federal, and trade policies.

Rayne Thompson, VP of Government Relations and Public PolicyThompson joined Sunkist as Director of Government Relations and Public Policy in January of 2015, bringing a wealth of experience advocating for agriculture at federal and state levels. Prior to joining Sunkist, Thompson oversaw the Agricultural Marketing Service at USDA, served as Deputy Secretary at CDFA, and handled government affairs at Ag Council of California and the California Farm Bureau.

Russell Hanlin, President and CEO, Sunkist“Rayne has been pivotal in helping Sunkist navigate the ever-changing statutory and regulatory requirements that our industry faces,” said Russell Hanlin, President and CEO of both Sunkist and FGS. “In this expanded role, Sunkist and now FGS will further leverage her extensive background and experience in this important area to best serve our membership.”

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In her new role, Thompson will help both Sunkist, the thousands-strong cooperative and provider of more than 40 fresh citrus varieties, and its sister company FSG, the vertically-integrated services and shipping solutions company, navigate regulatory requirements.

We at AndNowUKnow congratulate Thompson on her new role and wish her our best!

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