Stewart was previously president of Dinuba, Calif.-based WesPak Sales Inc. He was with the company for 31 years.
At Paramount Export, he will be responsible for developing and expanding distribution of Paramount Export products — including California fresh produce and apples and pears imported from New Zealand and Chile.
Stewart’s domestic and international sales experience including cherries, other tree fruit and grapes.
Paramount Export is in its 75th year, according to a news release.