Wholesale Produce Supply Appoints Jennifer Rigdon as Director of Retail Sales; Jason Hendrickson Comments
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Wholesale Produce Supply (WPS) is making room for even more industry stalwarts within its leadership ring, in addition to welcoming a familiar face. The company recently announced the newly created role of Director of Retail Sales, revealing it has appointed experienced industry executive Jennifer Rigdon to lead the position.
“More and more people are coming back to their previous employers than ever before according to The Wall Street Journal,” says Rigdon, “They call us Boomerangs. I plan to boomerang back into this full-circle experience with my colleagues and clients to help WPS and its customers continue to grow.”
Rigdon most recently served as Business Development Manager for Southern Specialties, a position she held for four years, according to a press release. In addition, she has a decade’s worth of experience working as District Manager and National Account Manager at Dole Food Company, as well as another 10 years of experience from working as a Business Development Manager for WPS.
Rigdon officially started her new role on January 3, 2022. In her new position, she will utilize her 27 total years of expertise to develop new retailer relationships for the company and optimize existing partnerships.
“We are thrilled that Jennifer has decided to rejoin WPS,” said Jason Hendrickson, Vice President of Sales and Procurement. “Jen will play an important role in our continued growth and expansion in the Midwest and help execute our strategic initiatives.”
Congratulations to Jennifer Rigdon on this exciting new appointment! We here at ANUK wish her the very best in her new role!