ISSAQUAH, WA – Vanguard International has expanded their global sales team with the hiring of Ana Yanez in the role of Sales Associate.
Yanez will work out of the Vanguard International offices in Visalia, California, and will be responsible for sales into Latin America and servicing customers in that market.
“Vanguard’s exceptional global sourcing is a strength I am looking forward to bringing to our customers in the Latin American market, and I could not be more excited to join the Vanguard team,” shared Ana Yanez.
Yanez brings over six years of experience in the produce sales industry managing key accounts with a focus on the Latin American markets. Bilingual in Spanish and English, Yanez holds a degree in Business Administration with a focus on Agribusiness.
“As we grow our team, we enhance our ability to provide our Latin American customers with the best possible products and service, and strengthen our commitment to continue being global leaders,” shared Tim Clarke, president of Vanguard International USA. “Ana’s experience in working cross-functionally and collaboratively with dynamic, large organizations combined with her language skills makes her a great asset for the Vanguard team,” Clarke adds.
Founded in 1991, Vanguard is a leading global vertically-integrated fresh fruit growing, packing, marketing, and sales organization headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, USA, with branch offices in Wapato, Washington; Bakersfield, California; Lima, Peru; Ica, Peru: Santiago, Chile; Stellenbosch, South Africa; Shanghai, China; Taipei, Taiwan; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Jakarta, Indonesia; and Madrid, Spain.