Musleh will be responsible for the profitability of the company-wide blueberry and non-strawberry division. He will working with senior management to grow the business both domestically and internationally, according to a news release.
“I will be moving my family here in January and even though it is a big change for all of us we are excited about the new opportunity ahead and I look forward to expanding our berry program,” Musleh said in the release.
Musleh was previously based in Chile, where he served as the general manager for California Giant Berry Farms’ South American operations. He has been with the company for four years. His new position begins Aug. 12.
“Nader has proven to be a leader in the development of the company’s blueberry program,” president and chief executive officer Bill Moncovich said in the release. “We understand this is a big move for him and his family and are very pleased he will take a larger leadership role within the company as we take this program to the next level.”