Market Source, the buying division of Glendale, Wis.-based Maglio Cos., has hired Silvia Franco as general manager of its operation in McAllen, Texas.

“We are extremely pleased to have Silvia leading the Market Source team, bringing with her over 25 years of produce industry knowledge,” Paul Schulz, sales and marketing director for Maglio, said in a news release.

Among Franco’s responsibilities will be procurement, sales, logistics and supplier relationships, according to the release.

“We are looking to expand the produce offerings through Market Source,” Franco said in the release. “I am excited about the technology used here because it will help me better serve the customers in today’s produce world.”

The McAllen operation works primarily on bringing product from Mexico.

In addition to its operation in McAllen, Maglio has facilities in Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Boston.