Jim Guthrie, a longtime fresh fruit sales and marketing specialist, has joined Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers, Wenatchee, Wash.

Marketing veteran joins Oneonta Starr Ranch

Guthrie

“Jim will work in export sales with Clint Carlson out of Oneonta’s California division,” said Scott Marboe, marketing director.

In his more than 35 years in the fresh produce industry, Guthrie has served as director of international sales and marketing for Los Angeles-based Umina Bros. Inc. and was also in export sales with Westlake-Miller Inc., Los Angeles.

Guthrie comes to Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers from California Citrus Corp., Riverside, where he was director of sales and marketing, he said.

Guthrie, who started with Oneonta Sept. 1, will be based in Redlands, Calif.