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Vanguard Direct Adds Three New Hires to Its Operations and Sales Teams

Vanguard Direct Adds Three New Hires to Its Operations and Sales Teams



ISSAQUAH, WA - Three fresh faces have joined Vanguard Direct, and with the cusp of the important season underway, it couldn’t be a better time! Vanguard Direct recently announced the hiring of new positions in key sales and operations roles at its California and Pennsylvania offices.

Vanguard Direct has named Sergio Sarabia as  Operations and Logistics Manager; Ethan Williams as Senior Sales Associate; and Jordan Root as Sales Associate

The company will be welcoming Sergio Sarabia, Ethan Williams, and Jordan Root to the Vanguard team. Each new member will be bringing a variety of skills and experience in the produce industry.

Sergio Sarabia, Operations and Logistics  Manager, Vanguard DirectSarabia will be joining the operations side of the company. An Agronomy Engineer with over 10 years of experience in international fresh fruit importing and Quality Assurance, Sarabia has joined Vanguard Direct as the company’s Operations and Logistics Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

According to the press release, Sarabia brings over a decade of experience with well-known leaders in the produce industry including Verfut Chile, Dole Food Company, and Inglobo.

Ethan Williams, Senior Sales Associate, Vanguard DirectWilliams will be joining the Bakersfield, California, office as the new Senior Sales Associate. With experience in both traditional produce roles combined with Vineyard Account Management positions, Williams brings over 11 years of sales experience to the Vanguard Direct team.

Jordan Root, Sales Associate, Vanguard DirectNext up to join the sales team is Root. Root will be taking his place in the California office, joining Williams in the role of Sales Associate. From here, he will continue to grow his experience in produce sales.

Gene Coughlin, Vice President of Sales, Vanguard Direct“To continue to be the leaders of the fresh fruit industry, we need to ensure we have the leading candidates on our global sales and operations teams,” shared Gene Coughlin, Vice President of Sales. “As we kick off our busy fruit season, we are excited to welcome three talented new members to our growing Vanguard Direct team.”

Congratulations are in order all around! As more fresh faces come to the forefront, keep checking back to ANUK.

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