West Pak Avocado, Temecula, Calif., has hired Jaime Ramirez as a sales representative.

West Pak adds sales representativeRamirez has more than 10 years of experience in the produce industry, according to a news release. He most recently worked for Ready Pac Foods.

“We are very excited to have Jaime on our team. He will add depth to our customer service and business development initiatives, especially in the Hispanic market,” said Doug Meyer, vice president of sales and marketing, in the release. “His experience will serve us well within this dynamic market and create many opportunities to support our continuous growth in the avocado industry."

Ramirez began training with the company in May, according to the release.

“I am very happy to be working with such a high caliber company as West Pak Avocado,” said Ramirez in the release. “It’s inspiring to work alongside owners who are so involved in the company and supportive of our vision for the future. I look forward to making many positive contributions.”