Christian Harris Joins Sunkist as Chief Operating Officer

July 17, 2018, VALENCIA, Calif — Sunkist Growers today announced a significant addition to its senior staff with Christian Harris joining the cooperative as Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining Sunkist, Christian served as Vice President of Fresh Produce at US Foods in Rosemont, Ill., overseeing 60 distribution centers in the U.S. Christian brings deep experience in produce ranging from growers to retail and foodservice; he worked with lettuce growers and later transitioned to management positions in retail with Fresh & Easy, at Robinson Fresh and foodservice with US Foods.

“We are excited to welcome Chris to the Sunkist family and look forward to his contributions and perspectives,” said Russ Hanlin, President and CEO of Sunkist.

Christian holds an Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Pepperdine University and has been recognized by his selection to “The Packer 25”.


Sunkist Growers is a citrus marketing cooperative, founded in 1893,
which is owned by and operated for thousands of family farmers growing citrus in California and Arizona.

SUNKIST is a registered trademark of Sunkist Growers, Inc., USA. ©2018

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