Coral Gables, FL – Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. (“Del Monte”) announces that after more than 15 years with Del Monte, Emanuel Lazopoulos, Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Product Management N.A will retire from the Company effective April 19, 2019. Emanuel started working for Del Monte in June 2003 as a VP N.A. Fresh Cut; he was promoted to Senior Vice-President, Sales, Marketing and Product Management N.A. in June 2005.
Emanuel has been instrumental in growing the Del Monte North American business, including the expansion of the Company’s very successful Fresh Cut operations across the region.
“We extend our appreciation and gratitude to Emanuel for all his many contributions and we wish him all the best as he embarks on a new adventure in his life”, said Youssef Zakharia President and Chief Operating Officer.
Del Monte is also pleased to announce the promotion of Danny Dumas to Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Product Management N.A effective April 19th, 2019.
Danny brings over 20 years of experience in the Sales and Marketing area with the Company and over 30 years in the industry. He was previously Vice President N.A. Sales & Product Management (Banana and Pineapple Programs) since 2014, Vice President Europe and Africa from 2010 to 2013 as well as District Sales Manager Canada.
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 (as well as other brands), a symbol of product innovation, quality, freshness and reliability for 125 years. Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. is not affiliated with certain other Del Monte companies around the world, including Del Monte Foods, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Del Monte Pacific Limited, Del Monte Canada, or Del Monte Asia Pte. Ltd.