SunFed, Rio Rico, Ariz., has hired Mark Cassius as chief innovation officer, focusing on category management and innovative packaging ideas.
CassiusCassius was executive vice president of sales and marketing for EuroFresh Farms, and before that he was vice president of sales at Del Monte Fresh Produce, according to a news release. He will work with SunFed’s sales and marketing staffs at the company’s headquarters in Rio Rico.
“SunFed has built a great reputation over the years for exceptional quality and innovation,” Cassius said in the release. “I look forward to joining the team to collaborate on furthering product development and innovation.”
SunFed CEO Danny Mandel in the release said Cassius “has a record of achievement everywhere he has been,” and praised his insights into innovation and marketing.
SunFed, which packs under SunDan and SunFed brands, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.