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SunWest Fruit promotes Brett Britz

SunWest Fruit Co., based in Parlier, CA, has promoted Brett Britz to vice president of sales and marketing.

Britz who had joined the family-owned citrus and stone fruit company in 2010, has been serving an increasingly strategic and prominent role within the company for nearly a decade.  He now will assume increased responsibility within SunWest sales and marketing department.  

“This is an exciting time for our family.  I am encouraged by Brett’s passion to accept this new role in our successful marketing department, and help it continue to thrive in the always changing environment,” said Martin Britz, SunWest owner and general manager.

Sales Manager Doug Sankey has decided to pursue new opportunities. “SunWest employees and the Britz Family would like to thank Doug for the many years of unwavering hard work and loyalty he demonstrated on a daily basis. He exemplified everything you could ask for from a manager, salesperson, colleague and friend. We wish him the best of luck in his new venture,” said Martin Britz.  

“I am excited for what the future holds," said Brett Britz. "Our family continues to support growth within the company by investing in varietal improvements through SunWorld and Zaiger Genetics breeding programs; capital investments in production equipment and cold storage; and the continuing growth of our talented staff. It is a thrilling time at SunWest and we are looking forward to a bright future.“