Limoneira Announces New Leadership Appointments and Strengthens Management Team

SANTA PAULA, Calif.–Limoneira Company, a diversified citrus packing, sales and marketing company with related agribusiness activities and real estate development operations, today announced four new leadership appointments effective as of November 1, 2018. The organizational changes include:

  • John Carter has assumed the newly created position of Vice President of Sales. Formerly the Director of Global Sales, Carter now leads the entire sales organization, including developing and executing sales strategy, promoting and coordinating foreign sourced product sales, internal team development and continuing to ensure the best possible service to customers worldwide.
  • Anthony Ecuyer, previously Director of Packing for Lemon Operations, was appointed to the newly created role of Vice President of Packing Operations. Ecuyer now oversees all aspects of packing worldwide, including operational strategy and execution, affiliated grower relations and harvest operations.
  • Edgar Gutierrez has been named Vice President of Farming Operations. Most recently the Senior Director of Agricultural Operations, Gutierrez is responsible for managing, administering and growing the value of Limoneira’s farming operations worldwide through innovation and operational excellence.
  • John Chamberlain has been named Limoneira’s Vice President of Marketing. Formerly the Director of Marketing, Chamberlain now leads all facets of Limoneira’s marketing program, including product marketing, event marketing, internal and external communications, as well as investor relations support.

“Each of these team members were already leaders within our organization, driving sustained results and value in their respective functions. These organizational changes will continue to strengthen our leadership team and further position Limoneira to execute on our ‘One World of Citrus’ strategy,” said Harold Edwards, Chief Executive Officer of Limoneira. “I want to congratulate each of these individuals and thank them for all of their contributions to making Limoneira a global leader in the citrus and agribusiness industries.”

About Limoneira Company

Limoneira Company, a 125-year-old international agribusiness headquartered in Santa Paula, California, has grown to become one of the premier integrated agribusinesses in the world. Limoneira (pronounced lē mon´âra) is a dedicated sustainability company with 14,500 acres of rich agricultural lands, real estate properties, and water rights in California, Arizona and Chile. The Company is a leading producer of lemons, avocados, oranges, specialty citrus and other crops that are enjoyed throughout the world. For more about Limoneira Company, visit