Ocean Mist Farms (OMF), a grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S., is pleased to announce the hiring of John Georgalos as sales commodity manager. Georgalos will be responsible for managing iceberg lettuce, Ocean Mist Farms’ leaf program (red, green and romaine), and will handle select key accounts for the company.
“We are glad to have John join our team and have a key role in our iceberg and leaf programs,” said Joseph Angelo, director of sales of Ocean Mist Farms. “With his experience, he will make us stronger and bring value in the day-to-day management of our operations.”
Prior to this, Georgalos served as commodity manager at Tanimura & Antle for 16 years. Georgalos earned his Associates degree at Hartnell College and has since taken sales classes at Pete Purcell Sales School and an intensive Marketing Class at Cornell University.
“I look forward to being part of the Ocean Mist Farms team,” said Georgalos. “I’m honored to work with this team and to make a difference along the way.”