Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc., a marketer fruit and vegetables in North American has appointed Scott Owens to VP of sales and product management, North America (N.A.).
In his new role, Owens will head the banana, pineapple and melon programs, overseeing an internal team focused on the core products of Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., which is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.
Owens has a strong background fresh produce and consumer packaged goods from his previous roles with companies that include, among others, Wonderful Citrus, Chiquita Brands International and General Mills.
His expertise in the sector will reinforce the strength and ongoing commitment of Del Monte Fresh Produce to the pineapple, banana and melon categories, the company says.
“We are thrilled to have appointed Scott to this new role,” said Danny Dumas, SVP of sales and product management at Del Monte Fresh Produce. “As the previous VP of sales and product Management (banana and pineapple program), I personally know that this position is in good hands and that Scott will have a positive impact on our banana, pineapple and melon programs. As the new vice president of sales and product management, Scott will bring a fresh perspective through his expertise in customer engagement and brand development, honed from over 30 years in the industry, to the Del Monte Fresh Produce North America team.”