CORAL GABLES, FL, April 06, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. (“Fresh Del Monte”) announces restructuring of the North America organization following the departure of former Senior Vice President, Annunciata (Nucci) Cerioli, and the retirement of former Vice President of Sales Dave Russell effective March 22, 2021. The organization will now be led by Jesus Rodriguez, who will serve as Senior Vice President of Sales (North America); and Ziad Nabulsi, who will serve as Senior Vice President of Operations (North America) and reporting to Youssef Zakharia, President & Chief Operating Officer.

Both Rodriguez and Nabulsi will oversee and work collaboratively to address the needs of the company and its customers in the North American region. The Sales division, under Rodriguez, will concentrate on sales-related activities, including, product management, customer relationships, and marketing. Russell will be working closely with Rodriguez during the transition to his leadership. The operations division under Nabulsi will focus on various operations activities, including, operations strategy, procurement, quality assurance, engineering, project management, transportation, and logistics.

“We thank Nucci for her contributions during her time with the company and wish her all the best in her future endeavors,” said Youssef Zakharia, President and Chief Operating Officer. “We also look forward to the focused attention both Rodriguez and Nabulsi will bring to their respective divisions as we continue to move forward on our short-term goals and longer-term strategic initiatives.”

About Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc.

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. is one of North America’s leading marketers and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables. Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. markets its products in North America under the Del Monte® brand (and other brands), a symbol of product innovation, quality, freshness, and reliability for over 125 years. Del Monte Fresh N.A., Inc. is not affiliated with certain other Del Monte companies worldwide, including Del Monte Foods, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Del Monte Pacific Limited, Del Monte Canada, or Del Monte Asia Pte. Ltd.

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