Hernan Parra is now chief human resources officer for Lipman Family Cos., owner of Six L’s Packing Co., Immokalee, Fla.

The company only recently added the position of chief human resources officer and as the first person in the job Parra will oversee all aspects of Lipman’s employee development programs, according to a new release from the company. Parra is a 23-year veteran of the agricultural and produce industries.

Having begun his career at Aborganic in Bogota, Colombia, Parra most recently worked as the human resources director for B&W Quality Growers Inc., Fellsmere, Fla. He is a member of the society for Human Resources Management and the Treasure Coast Human Resources Association.