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Pacific AgPak promotes two, hires sales manager

Pacific AgPak has made some changes to its staff: Brian Harris was hired as its new sales manager; Sara Gillogley has been promoted to finance director/sales; and Maria Anaya will be handling customer service as well as heading up sales for the Southwest.

Harris comes over from Peninsula Packaging/Sonoco Packaging handling various accounts.Image-1Brian Harris "His knowledge and experience in the packaging industry will help in discussing and explaining the company’s newest packaging concepts," the company said. He brings with him a bachelor's degree from Cal Poly with a major in agribusiness and Spanish language minor. The company said his well-rounded work and college background are sure to add value and complement Pacific AgPak’s sales team.

Sara-GillogleySara GillogleyGillogley's promotion will expand her role, reaching into the company's international accounts in Canada and Mexico. She "has grasped the knowledge of this business and has flourished," the company said. "We appreciate her eye on the ball and motivation to take it to the next level. She pays true attention to detail in all aspects of her position." Gillogley is a recent graduate of University California Santa Cruz with a double major in politics and philosophy.

sssMaria AnayaAnaya has been with Pacific AgPak for eight years. "She will now be wearing duel hats in handling customer service as well as heading up sales for the Southwest region," the company said. "Her bilingual skills have enabled her to give second-to-none service and on the spot reaction time to the customers, she works with. To say we are pleasantly surprised with Maria would be a huge understatement. We are very proud of her self-driven growth."

Pacific AgPak will be at the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit at booth No. 2885. Pacific AgPak carries an extensive packaging lines for strawberries, mushrooms, herbs, tomatoes and blueberries.