Sunkist Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer John Striff to Lead Cooperative’s Sales & Marketing Operations
February 25, 2016, Valencia, Calif. — Sunkist Growers announced today that current Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer John Striff will oversee the organization’s sales and marketing departments following the departure of Kevin Fiori in June.
“We are so appreciative of the outstanding work that Kevin has done during his time at Sunkist,” said Sunkist President & CEO Russ Hanlin. “While he will be greatly missed, we are fortunate to have a talented executive like John Striff to assume this role. John has been instrumental to many important initiatives throughout the cooperative and we are excited for him to bring his leadership and experience to another area our organization.”
Striff has worked in the Sunkist system since 2003, first at Sunkist-affiliated cooperative Fruit Growers Supply Company (FGS) and then at Sunkist Growers. He served as Chief Financial Officer for both organizations, and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2015.
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.
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