John Chubbuck joined the sales desk of Los Angeles-based Westlake Produce Co. on April 1.

Westlake Produce hires melon salesman

Chubbuck

Chubbuck, who worked most recently at Salinas, Calif.-based Colorful Harvest LLC, will work in Westlake’s melon department, said Bill Brooks, a Westlake partner.

“We like his work ethic, personality and enthusiasm,” Brooks said.

Before his three-plus years at Colorful Harvest, Chubbuck worked for Coral Gables, Fla.-based Del Monte Fresh Produce, Brooks said.

Chubbuck fills a new position at Westlake, Brooks said. The hire gives the company 18 salespeople in its Los Angeles office.