Company Press Release
Church Brothers Farms, a leading fresh produce farming/shipping company and grower-owned processor, True Leaf Farms, hired De Ann Davis as vice president of food safety and quality.
In her new role, Davis is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of food safety and quality programs across all farming, harvesting and processing operations in the United States and Mexico. Davis reports to CEO Brian Church.
Prior to joining Church Brothers, she was the vice president, quality and food safety at Earthbound Bound Farm and chief food safety officer at Kraft Foods. In addition, Davis held progressive leadership positions at Alberto Culver, Kimberly-Clark, The Dial Corporation and Procter & Gamble.
Davis holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in biology and chemistry from Point Loma College in San Diego and a PhD in biochemistry and biophysics from Texas A&M University. She has been a diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology since 1996.
“With De Ann’s education, skill set and experience, we will continue to drive innovation in our food safety and quality programs,” Brian Church said.