Kingston & Associates Marketing LLC, Idaho Falls, Idaho, promotes Mike Anderson to director of international procurement.
Columbia Marketing International, Wenatchee, Wash., hires Katharine Grove as a marketing specialist.
Paul Newman becomes organic category manager for Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers, Wenatchee, Wash.
Katrina Tonkogolosuk joins Marketing Plus, Fresno, Calif., as an account executive.
Sun Pacific Marketing, Pasadena, Calif., names Jean Ashby director of marketing and category management.
Melany Jolly becomes executive vice president of Produce Alliance LLC.
The Organic Trade Association, Brattleboro, Vt., hires Marni Karlin as its associate director for legislative and legal affairs.
Fresh Tex Produce LLC, Alamo, Texas, hires Chris Hoffman and Armando Palacios as salesmen.
Michael Vanderbeek becomes director of business development for Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Naturipe Farms LLC, Naples, Fla., hires Donna Lynn Johnson as director of food safety and social responsibility.
Mark Sandell joins Purity Organic Produce, San Francisco, to lead the company’s avocado program.
Jim Lemke, senior vice president of produce for C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.; Jennifer Biringer, South Coast project director of The Nature Conservancy; Christopher Braden, director of the Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and Jorge Hernandez, senior vice president of food safety and quality for U.S. Foods, join the advisory board of The Center for Produce Safety, Davis, Calif.
Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Oviedo, Fla., hires Susan Noritake as director of fresh-cut sales.
Jaime Ramirez joins West Pak Avocado, Temecula, Calif., as a salesman.
FreshXperts, Lee’s Summit, Mo., hires Dean Fahselt as a value-added specialist.
Indianapolis Fruit Co. hires Jan Lawson as sales merchandiser for Midwest new business development; Tony Miller as sales merchandiser for central Illinois; Joe Raimondi and Chad Street as produce procurement specialists; and transfers Antonia Mascari from the company’s foodservice division to a business marketing manager position.
The Allen Lund Co., La Cañada, Calif., hires David Leal as branch manager for its Garland, Texas, office.
RedLine Solutions Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., hires Audrey Van Norman as a marketing specialist.
Sheri Normandin joins MCL Fresh Inc., Los Angeles, as director of sales and customer relations.