Earthbound Farm names food safety manager, promotes others

Koran

Earthbound Farm names food safety manager, promotes others

Holt

Earthbound Farm, San Juan Bautista, Calif., has hired Joe Holt as director of plant quality, food safety and organic integrity.

Holt has more than 20 years experience in quality, food safety, and information technology in food manufacturing, working recently as a consultant, according to a new release. Holt’s background includes work as the director of quality assurance at both Gold Kist and Pilgrim’s Pride.

Earthbound Farm has also promoted three in its sales department.

Steve Koran has been promoted to senior director of retail sales after starting last year as director of commodity sales, according to the release.

Earthbound Farm names food safety manager, promotes others

Paco

Koran is now responsible for managing the San Juan Bautista-based sales desk, commodity sales and customer service activities.

Earthbound Farm names food safety manager, promotes others

Burns

Adrian Paco has been promoted to northwest regional sales manager and will be responsible for sales, new product launches and merchandising programs for northwest regional sales, according to the release. Paco reports to Dave Moore, director of sales for the western region.   

Sarah Burns has been promoted to sales manager from senior sales associate, stepping in to fill Paco’s position upon his promotion.

Earthbound Farm names food safety manager, promotes others

Martinez

Jared Martinez, who joined the company in 2005, is now a senior commodity manager his previous post was commodity manager. Martinez’s focus will be on building a larger fruit program.

 
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