(June 2) Steve Tursi, formerly employed by Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc., is joining Seald Sweet LLC, Vero Beach, Fla.

A Seald Sweet spokeswoman confirmed that Tursi, who worked as a produce merchandising manager at Wal-Mart, is joining Seald Sweet.

Tursi is a member of the 2007-2008 Produce Marketing Association board of directors and a 2000 graduate of the United Fresh Produce Association’s Produce Industry Leadership Program.