Javier Gonzalez Ebra ( Courtesy Brooks Tropicals )

Brooks Tropicals, Homestead, Fla., has hired Javier Gonzalez Ebra as sales manager.

Ebra has two decades of experience in the fresh produce industry, working in various capacities at companies that include Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Frontera Produce, L&M Cos., Central American Produce and Farm-Wey Produce.

“His vast experience and knowledge in the industry – not just in tropicals – speaks to the type of talent we appreciate here at Brooks Tropicals,” Peter Leifermann, vice president of sales and marketing at Brooks Tropicals, said in a news release.

“Building flexible tropical programs that meet our customers' ever-expanding needs is what Brooks is known for,” Ebra said in the release. “My aim is to take Brooks' know-how and deepen its reach throughout North America.”