Ippolito International Adds Lara Grossman and Roberto Ornelas to Sales and Marketing Team
SALINAS, CA - A great way to begin any Friday morning is with a fresh story about new team members. For Ippolito International, it recently added Lara Grossman and Roberto Ornelas to its sales and marketing staff.
Grossman has been in the produce biz since 1998, where she has since racked up experience at companies like Tanimura & Antle, Bayer CropScience, and Robinson Fresh. She has held various marketing and product development roles.
“We’re happy to have Lara join our team. With her background in both commodity and value-added produce as well as within the organic segment, Lara will continue to strengthen and lead Queen Victoria’s marketing presence within the fresh produce industry,” stated Dan Canales, Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing, and Processing, in a recent press release.
Orenalas joins the team with five years of agriculture and supply chain experience under his belt. A graduate of California State University, Monterey Bay, he has held positions with Tanimura & Antle, C.H. Robinson, and the USDA. His experience includes commodity sales, business analysis and product management, as well as organics and hydroponics.
“Roberto brings a diversified skillset that will support Ippolito’s growth in many areas. With his impressive foundation in fresh produce and experience in managing a variety of commodity programs, he’s a strong addition to the Ippolito family and we are excited to have him on board,” Canales added.
Congratulations to both Lara and Roberto and the growing team at Ippolito International!
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