Castellini Group of Cos. LLC, Newport, Ky., has hired Dave Schirmann as a salesman and account manager.

Schirmann will work at the Wilder, Ky., location, according to a news release.

He has more than 30 years of produce industry experience.

Previously, Schirmann worked for Cincinnati-based Gentile Bros. Co., for 23 years, where he gained the title of vice president of sales, according to the release.

He will work in business development, account management and buying and selling produce.