A press release from blueberry breeding company Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc. explains that Oscar Verges has been promoted to co-CEO of and Amelie Brazelton Aust has been named executive vice chair of the board of directors.
Cort Brazelton will share the CEO role with Oscar, and Amelie will continue to work with them on the company strategy while streamlining the communication between the family shareholders, external board members and Fall Creek employees.
Cort and Amelie assumed co-CEO positions in 2018 after their father and company co-founder Dave Brazelton retired. Oscar became president and COO, and has been with the company since 2016. Dave currently serves as the executive chair of the Fall Creek board.