Holtzinger Fruit Co. has named Paul Montmeny sales manager.

Montmeny has more than 25 years of experience in the apple and berry industries, according to a news release from Yakima, Wash.-based Holtzinger Fruit.

“Paul approaches the marketing of Washington State apples with a sense of urgency and intensity that is unmatched, and he has an exceptional perspective and understanding on meeting the needs of customers and the requirements of growers,” Steve Black, Holtzinger’s director of sales, said in the release.

Black said Montmeny has experience selling to both domestic and international markets.

“As a leading packer for the independent grower, it is important we employ unique individuals who have first-hand knowledge of customer and grower needs.”