Family Tree Farms, a stone fruit and blueberry supplier, has named Ryan Howard as its new sales manager effective immediately.
“I’m very grateful for the opportunity to serve in this new role. It is a pleasure to work with the Jackson family, our incredible team and the best retail partners in the world. Even during difficult conditions, it’s an honor to work for a family willing to innovate and continue to grow the world’s most flavorful fruit. I am really excited for the future of the company,” said Howard.
Left to right: Ryan Howard, Doug LaCroix, Andy Muxlow
In his new role, Howard oversees the sales and support team and continues to build key relationships with retailers. He has played an integral role in the sales department over the last 11 years and will provide leadership and strategic vision in sales planning as the company continues to grow.
“In promoting Ryan, we are really acknowledging the job Ryan has already been doing,” said Doug LaCroix, director of sales and marketing. “Ryan does a great job representing Family Tree Farms to our industry. He skilfully navigates the needs of our customers and our farmers, with the experience necessary to execute a broad sales plan with many moving parts. Ryan is a natural leader and we are excited to see Ryan in this expanded role.”
“Ryan’s leadership, integrity and deep commitment to our team make this an obvious choice. He will provide strategic leadership to our sales team as we continue to grow in our production of healthy and flavorful fruit for our retail partners,” said Andy Muxlow, owner and farmer.
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