PMA’s Richard Owen to Take on New Role in Western U.S. and Canada

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) announced today that Richard Owen will step into a new leadership role as vice president of membership and engagement focused on supporting PMA’s efforts in the western U.S. and Canada.

PMA Hires Rubén Ramírez as General Manager in Mexico

Ramírez will be a resource and in-country support for members of PMA and the industry at large, helping to connect them with PMA’s global community and information. Ramírez’ role will focus on being a point of contact for industry members in Mexico and facilitating important business connections in the produce and floral industries.

Produce Marketing Association’s Dr. Bob Whitaker to Retire in 2020

At the most recent Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Board of Directors meeting in San Francisco, California, Dr. Bob Whitaker, PMA Chief Science & Technology Officer, announced his retirement from the organization in January 2020.

Ed Treacy to Take on Leadership for PMA’s Sustainability Work

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is pleased to announce that PMA Vice President, Supply Chain and Sustainability Ed Treacy will take on leadership for PMA’s sustainability work in 2019. PMA announced in 2018 that they would be focusing on sustainability as a focus area for their work supporting the industry to grow a healthier world.

PMA and CGT Volunteers are Cornerstones of Industry Advancement

This year, more than 640 member-volunteers shared their knowledge, time and talents to help Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Center for Growing Talent (CGT) achieve their respective visions to grow a healthier world and help the produce and floral industry attract, develop, and retain talent.