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Sun Pacific export program expands sales team

With more than 30 years of global exporting experience, Sun Pacific continues to build its overseas relationships with valued customers and has brought on Brian Auterieth as director of export sales to strengthen and expand the export program.

Auterieth is no stranger to the perishable export business as he comes from a family spanning three generations in fresh fruit exports. He has returned to Sun Pacific after a brief stint with a startup air freight forwarding company and is quickly reconnecting with the export customers he worked closely with a couple of years ago.Auterieth-SP-Head-ShotBrian Auterieth

In addition, Chris Srisinthorn has been promoted to export sales manager and will work closely with Auterieth on the logistics side of the program, managing day-to-day operations, maximizing shipping containers to meet customers' needs and working with partners to promote Air Chief, PureSpect and Vintage Sweet labels. Srisinthorn is on his 12th year with Sun Pacific where he was the operations manager for sales.

“Sun Pacific citrus, kiwi and grapes continues to grow in brand equity and popularity worldwide,” said Barney Evans, president of Sun Pacific. “We are the largest independent grower-packer-shipper of citrus in the Unites States, and our export program has thrived based on high levels of both quality and service. With the addition of Brian and the promotion of Chris, our export program will expand our portfolio to include our new Air Chief proprietary grape varieties and exploration of exporting our organic grapes to Asia. Our new export team has the knowledge, training, and relationships to deliver superior customer service to all our trading partners overseas.”

Sun Pacific is the owner of the Cuties mandarins brand and Mighties kiwifruit.