Curry & Co., a year-round supplier of yellow, white, red and sweet onions from growing regions and packing facilities in Oregon, Washington, California, Georgia, Texas, Mexico and Peru, has added industry veteran Richard Pazderski as director of onion sales.
Pazderski was previously the director of business development for Utah Onions and prior to that worked in sales, marketing, strategic development and sales managementfor eight years at Bland Farms.
While at Utah Onions, Pazderski helped develop sales and strategy for its sweet and hybrid onion programs. He will be based out of his office in Glennville, GA.
"Curry & Company is giving me the opportunity to grow professionally by helping me further develop a strategic skill set and to apply it to their growing business model," he said in a press release. "It's an exciting time in the onion industry and I feel Curry & Company is poised for continued growth and success, I'm excited to be a part of their team and I appreciate the opportunity to influence a dynamic and progressive operation."
"We continue to look for produce people with a passion for the industry, and Richard certainly fits that category," Curry & Co, President Matt Curry added in the press release. "My work with PMA's Foundation for Industry Talent has helped me identify the type of people that will propel Curry & Company to the next level. Richard is well respected within the produce industry by both his peers and customer base and his goals and visions match perfectly with what we want to achieve."
Pazderski, who earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia, will be on hand at the PMA Fresh Summit in Curry & Co.'s Booth No. 713.