Joe Calenda will bring produce industry know-how to Nogales, Ariz.-based Ciruli Bros. as its new director of foodservice and retail programs.

He will be in charge of developing the company’s foodservice and retail business.

Most recently Calenda worked as produce director of Phoenix-based Grupo Coliman, where he oversaw sales and operations for the Chandler division.

He has more than 35 years of experience in the industry.

Previously he worked for Houston-based Sysco Corp. and Dominick’s stores in the Chicago area.

Ciruli Bros. names foodservice, retail director