Sunkist has announced that is beginning this year’s citrus season with a new sales management structure, promoting Chris Gordon to managing director of fresh fruit sales and Jose Fu to director of sales operations.
“Chris Gordon joined Sunkist in 2000 after more than a decade working on the packinghouse/exchange side of the business,” said Sunkist and FGS president and CEO Russell Hanlin. “His in-depth knowledge of all Sunkist’s citrus varieties and markets, along with years of experience interacting with our membership and sales team position him well for this role.”
With Gordon moving into his new position, Jose Fu has been promoted to the position of director of sales operations.
“Jose has been managing our lemon and lime business at Sunkist since early 2005, with great results year after year," Hanlin added. "His strong experience will allow him to hit the ground running as he expands his responsibilities across all the citrus varieties in Sunkist’s portfolio. These changes well-position the cooperative for a strong season ahead."