Bruce Turner, a veteran of the fresh produce industry, has joined the marketing department at Wenatchee, Wash.-based Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers.

“Bruce has great experience in the shipping, marketing and retail side of our industry,” Scott Marboe, director of marketing, said in a news release. “He will be a valuable and positive asset to our company, our continued growth plan and our customers.”

Turner comes to Oneonta Starr Ranch from Giumarra VBM International Berry, a division of Los Angeles-based Giumarra Bros. Fruit Co. Inc.

Previously, he worked with The Oppenheimer Group, Vancouver, British Columbia, and was senior director of business development and sales in the Seattle office of Associated Grocers Inc.