ISSAQUAH, WA – Vanguard International USA BB #:300298 is proud to announce the promotion of Jon Fox to Manager of its USA Sales Team.
Jon has been an integral part of Vanguard for the last 10 years in his role in sales and procurement.
“Jon has earned the respect of customers, suppliers, and his internal teammates through his day-in and day-out interactions,” shared Tim Clarke, President of Vanguard International USA.
“For me, this promotion represents an exciting launching pad to lead the Vanguard USA Sales team to another level,” shared Jon Fox.
Jon alongside his wife Kristen and family will continue to reside in Wenatchee, Washington where they are active participants in the community.
In his new role, Jon will continue to directly manage his longstanding, existing relationships with customers and suppliers delivering the highest quality product 52 weeks a year.
“As we grow our team, we grow our ability to provide timely delivery of market-specific produce, and strengthen our commitment to continue being global leaders,” said Clarke.
Vanguard has also expanded its’ commercial business team with the hiring of Ricardo Luchsinger in the role of South America Sales and Procurement Associate.
Ricardo works out of the Vanguard offices in Santiago, Chile supporting the global business team.
Ricardo brings his deep roots and career experience in the produce business to this position. He previously worked in the Ultramar shipping office in Chile for four years and followed that with a tenure in Pacific Chile as a freight forwarder specializing in fresh fruit service. From 2016 to present Ricardo has held the role of Export Account Manager for Georgie’s Fruit, a cherry, grape, and kiwi grower located in central Chile.
“We’ve known Ricardo for many years as we have exported Georgie’s Fruit from him in the past, and we are confident that he will be a great addition to our team to help us to continue our business growth globally,” shared Juan Luis Obach, Manager of Procurement & Sales, Chile.
Founded in 1991, Vanguard International has been marketing and selling fresh fruits and vegetables in Asia and the Middle East for over 30 years, operating offices internationally in Chile, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, Spain, Taiwan, South Africa, and the United States.