In a rearrangement of its board of directors, E. W. Brandt & Sons Inc., Wapato, Wash., has promoted its vice president to presidency of the family run company.
Allen Brandt, who has been Brandtâs vice president and marketing director, became president in mid-May.
He succeeds Lynnell Brandt, who now serves as second vice president.
âAllenâs years of experience throughout the company has given him the knowledge in areas from growing the fruit to the delivery to the customer,â according to a company release.
Allen Brandt supervises sales and marketing, field production, human resources and the main office, according to the release.
Lynnell Brandt will manage the Pink Lady America LLC program and will supervise Brandtâs nursery.
Founded in 1907, Brandt grows and packs apples, pears, cherries, stone and other fruit as well as vegetables.