Thomsen will act as a liaison between the sales and marketing staff. She will also be responsible for merchandising, promotions, market analysis and new customer development, according to a news release.
Thomsen worked with Mission Produce in July as an intern, assisting the sales and marketing staff and on social media strategies and special projects.
Thomsen graduated from Cal Poly State University where she majored in agribusiness marketing and minored in communication studies. She was also a member of the National Agri-Marketing Association 2011 Championship Team and president of the Agri-Business Management Club.