Mission Produce, Oxnard Calif., has hired Vincenzo Salento as sales operations manager in Europe.
Salento is responsible for sales plans and managing sales support staff at Mission’s Breda, The Netherlands, facility, according to a news release.
Salento has more than 20 years of experience in sales operations management, most recently with Milano Fresh in Italy. He has experience in telecoms and renewable energy, according to the release.
“With Vincenzo, we’ve added depth and experience to our sales management and planning processes,” Brent Scattini, vice president of sales and marketing, who oversees global sales for Mission Produce, said in the release. “Given his prior experience in produce in Europe, as well as his work outside produce, we feel his skillset is a perfect fit for Mission in Europe.”