Produce wholesaler The Sanson Co., Cleveland, has hired Peter LeBlond as its national accounts manager.
 
In this new role, LeBlond will be responsible for opening new retail and independent markets in the Midwest, according to a news release.
 
LeBlond has more than 18 years of retail and wholesale experience, according to the release, having worked most recently as vice president of retail accounts for another Midwest produce distributor and with previous experience at IFCO Systems North America and Chiquita Brands International.