The National Mango Board has hired Angie Thomas as a retail consultant that will serve West Coast markets. Thomas will work alongside retailers of all sizes to support the marketing and merchandising of mango in stores.
Thomas brings a wealth of experience with more than 15 years of strategic planning, sales management, data analytics and marketing experience within the produce industry. She has worked on both the retail and grower sides, including the supply chain.
Thomas comes to the National Mango Board from Oppy and Turners & Growers, where she managed North American sales planning and activation for Envy and Jazz apples. Prior to that, she was director of category development at Category Partners, overseeing Walmart's potato and onion categories and business development marketing manager for organicgirl and Oppy.
Thomas' produce career, to date, is rounded out by her experience as the communications manager for the California Avocado Commission, marketing manager for Christopher Ranch and a journalist for The Packer, a produce industry publication.
The NMB is proud to have Thomas join its retail team and is excited for her to share her produce experience and become a part of the mango industry.
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