( Photo and logo courtesy Nature Fresh Farms; graphic by Amelia Freidline )

Greenhouse grower Nature Fresh Farms, Leamington, Ontario, has added Zanelle Hough as a retail sales account manager.

Hough’s background is in logistics and sales for South African companies, most recently as senior account manager for Freshworld Ltd., where she was for 10 ½ years.

The company focuses on direct retail programs, and Hough also managed Sunkist Growers’ global account for customers in Asia and North America, according to a news release.

Before that, she was a procurement and operations specialist for Walmart/Sam’s Club, sourcing South African products for U.S. and Asian stores.

“Having many years of experience in the produce industry, she will be a great asset in supporting our rapid growth and assisting our customers in the best possible way,” Frank Neufeld, general manager at Nature Fresh, said in the release.

“As our company continues to expand and gain market share, we are investing in the growth of our team,” Matt Quiring, director of sales, said in the release. “Adding Zanelle to the sales team provides us with a strong individual that can continue to help propel us forward,” shared Director of Sales, Matt Quiring.

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