FirstFruits Marketing, Yakima, Wash., hired Jose Armando Munguia as a produce export salesperson. Munguia will be based in the Yakima office and will focus on sales to Mexico and Central America.
“We are very pleased to welcome Jose to our team,” said Keith Mathews, chief executive officer at FirstFruits, in a news release. “His knowledge of the produce export market is a valuable asset.”
Munguia has three years of export marketing experience in produce and more than 10 years of general sales experience. He is fluent in Spanish and has experience with Latin America and Caribbean accounts.
Most recently, Munguia worked on client development, quality control and special projects at Washington Export, LLC, Yakima, Wash., where he had the opportunity to learn about the Latin American and Caribbean agriculture industry.
“I am excited to start the next phase of my career with FirstFruits Marketing,” said Munguia. “I’m eager to join this elite team and contribute to their success and purpose.”