Pandol Bros. Inc., Delano, Calif., has reached into the ranks of carrot grower-shipper W.M Bolthouse Farms Inc., Bakersfield, Calif., to fill the newly created position of vice president of sales and marketing.
Scott Reade has had a number of positions at Bolthouse, most recently director of national accounts, according to a news release. Reade will be based at Pandolâs headquarters in Delano and will join the company June 1.
âScott brings years of experience and a proven track record of success in the sales and marketing area within the produce industry,â David Dever, president and chief executive officer of Pandol Bros., said in the release. âHis comprehensive knowledge of grower, packer and shipper operations will help us in meeting our initiatives.â
Before joining Bolthouse, Reade, who has a business management degree from Cornell University, was director of West Coast operations for Houston-based IFCO Systems NA, in Oxnard Calif.
In his new position at Pandol Bros., Reade will oversee all aspects of the companyâs sales and marketing functions, according to the release.