Duran started his career in the produce industry in 1964 at Los Angeles-based Cal Fruit, according to a news release.
Most recently he worked at Los Angeles-based Borg Produce Sales Inc., specializing in greens, broccoli and corn sales.
“Art brings more than 40 years of quality experience in the produce business. His positive energy and knowledge are two of the most important traits we look for in a salesman,” said Steve Chadwick, division manager, in the release. “He will join Scott Smith and Adolfo Zesati to comprise one of the strongest, most experienced leaf and melon departments on the L.A. terminal market.”