Kingston & Associates Marketing LLC, Idaho Falls, Idaho, promoted Mike Anderson as director of international procurement.

Kingston hires director of international procurementAnderson will oversee and manage the expansion of the company’s imports division, focusing on product introductions and new markets, according to a news release.

Anderson started working at Kingston in 2000 and helped with the company’s Costa Rican pineapple program.

Kingston hires director of international procurement“Mike is a true asset to Kingston; somebody who has the respect and earned the goodwill of his colleagues and suppliers alike. It has been a thrill, indeed, to observe Mike’s progression over these past many years,” said Dave Kingston, owner and founder, in the release. “He exemplifies the many important personal and professional qualities of our leadership team — competency, loyalty to all stakeholders, uncompromising commitment to delivering quality and safe and secure product to all our customers.”

Anderson’s previous job at Kingston included pineapple procurement manager for the past nine years, according to the release.