ABOUT US

ABOUT US

ABOUT US

International Fresh Produce Association

Officers
Officers

Chair

Bruce Taylor

CEO
Taylor Farms

Past Chair

Dwight Ferguson

President/CEO
California Agricultural Leadership Foundation

Past Chair

Danny Dumas

President, USA
Courchesne Larose Ltee.

Chair Elect

Laura Himes

Senior Director Merchandising, Produce
Walmart

Secretary-Treasurer

Patrick Vizzone

Head of Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
ANZ Banking

Foundation Chair

Martha Hilton

VP of Produce and Floral Merchandising
Wegman's

Market Council Chairs
Market Council Chairs

Grower-Shipper

Jeff Huckaby

CEO
Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.

Foodservice

Melissa Ackerman

President and Operations Director
Produce Alliance

Wholesaler-Distributors

Tom Brugato

President
Pacific Coast Fruit Company

Fresh-Cut Processor

Raina Nelson

President, US
Westfalia Fruit Marketing USA LLC

Retail Council Chair

Erik Brown

Executive Leader- Procurement, Produce
Whole Foods

Industry Expert Council Chairs
Industry Expert Council Chairs

Finance & Business Management

Michael Castagnetto

President
Robinson Fresh

Food Safety

Cheryl Enlow

VP of QA and Food Safety
Renaissance Food Group

Supply Chain Logistics

Drew Zabrocki

General Manager, Value Chain Insights & Interoperability
Semios

Marketing & Merchandising

Abby Prior

Chief Commercial Officer
BrightFarms

Sustainability

Nikki Cossio

Founder & CEO
Measure to Improve LLC

Technology

James Rogers

CEO
Apeel Sciences

U.S. Government Relations
U.S. Government Relations

U.S. Government Relations

Brian Kocher

President and CEO
Castellini Companies

Global Relations
Global Relations

Australia-New Zealand

Ben Hoodless

Director & Business Development Specialist
ElementAG

Brazil

Gilson Lucato

Commercial Director
Citricola Lucato

Chile

Cristian Ureta

CEO
Exser

Mexico

Ernesto Cardona

President and Operations Director
Australtrading

South Africa

Trevor Dukes

CEO
The Fruit Farm Group

China

Mau Wah Liu

Chairman of the Group 
Joy Wing Mau Group    

Directors Representing Floral
Directors Representing Floral

Carlos Oramas

CEO
Gems Group, Inc

Debora Steier

Vice President of Floral
Albertsons Companies

At Large Board Members
At Large Board Members

Amelie Aust

Owner, Board Vice-Chair
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery

The Netherlands

Adrielle Dankier

Commercial Director
Nature's Pride

Inci Dannenberg

President of Global Vegetable Seeds at Bayer Crop Science
Bayer

Karen Fernald

SVP Category, Merchandising, Pricing
Food Lion

Peru/Miami

Jose Antonio Gomez

CEO
Camposol

Candice Herndon

President, North America
IFCO SYSTEMS N.A.

Jamey Higham

President and CEO
Farm Fresh Direct

Jacob Krempel

Vice President, Procurement
HelloFresh

Zak Lafitte

President
Wonderful Citrus

New Zealand/Singapore

Dan Mathieson

CEO
Zespri International, LTD.

Amy McClellan

Vice President Fresh Merchandising
SpartanNash

Nelson Montoya

President, Fresh Fruit
Dole Food Company

Julie Olivarria

Vice President, Produce
Sysco Corporation

Mark Powers

President
Northwest Horticultural Council

Australia

Michael Simonetta

CEO
Perfection Fresh

Brie Reiter Smith

VP of Product Leadership
Driscoll's

Debbie (Raton) Walker

Vice President, Purchasing & Analytics
Darden

Dorn Wenninger

SVP Produce
UNFI

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