Greg Sweet Named New Chief Operating Officer of Monterey Mushrooms
WATSONVILLE, CA - Growth is constantly happening all around us, especially in the fresh produce industry. As it looks to ensure continued success in its next generation of leaders, Monterey Mushrooms has just appointed Greg Sweet as its Chief Operating Officer.
In this newly created role, Greg will oversee the company’s fresh operations, fresh sales, technical services, farm modernization and expansion, and leadership development, according to a press release. Joining Monterey Mushrooms in 1997, Sweet has over 24 years of experience not only in the mushroom industry, but working with the grower as well. During his time with Monterey Mushrooms, Sweet held various leadership roles, most recently serving as Regional Vice President of Operations for the farms and facilities located in the Eastern United States, where he supported the company’s corporate technical services and innovation initiatives.
“Greg is a collaborative leader and creative problem solver with the ability to adapt priorities to take care of our customers and develop the next generation of leaders,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Shah Kazemi. “Monterey will benefit from the expertise, rigor, passion, and leadership qualities of such a seasoned executive.”
Sweet also obtained a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from The University of Tennessee in 1988.
Now residing in Knoxville, Tennessee, the mushroom maven will be channeling all of his experience into guiding the grower’s future in such a dynamic category.
We at AndNowUKnow wish Greg Sweet all the best in his new role!