Sunsweet Growers Inc., Yuba City, Calif., promoted Brad Schuler to vice president of global sales, and Trent Maple was promoted to vice president of North America retail sales, Schuler’s previous job.
Schuler oversees Sunsweet sales globally, including branded retail, private label, bulk, foodservice and industrial ingredients, according to a news release.
Since 2004, Maple has overseen the company’s western U.S. division and key account development as well as assumed some responsibility in the its grocery, club and drug divisions.
Before working at Sunsweet, both Schuler and Maple worked for the Dole Food Co., Westlake Village, Calif. Schuler also worked for Phillips Foods, Baltimore.
Besides Sunsweet and Dole, Maple also worked at First Brands Corporation, Danbury, Conn., and E. & J. Gallo Winery, Modesto, Calif.