Sean Martin is the new chief financial officer at California Giant Berry Farms, Watsonville.
Martin has more than 30 years of financial leadership experience at public and private companies, including six years at a berry company, according to a news release.
He succeeds Dan Nicola, who has been California Giant’s chief financial officer for 30 more than 30 years. Nicola is transitioning into retirement, according to the release.
“I’d like to thank Dan for his many years of service to California Giant,” President Joe Barsi said in the release. “Dan’s plan was to retire in 2020 and the addition of Sean was part of the company’s succession plan for key executive positions, with Dan remaining with the company until October to assist with the transition.”
Martin brings experience in strategic planning, organizational restructuring and financial management, with a focus on building strong finance, accounting and information technology teams, according to the release.