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Church Brothers hires procurement director

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SALINAS, Calif. – November 7, 2023 – Church Brothers Farms BB #:161800 today announced that Martin Sotelo has joined the company as Senior Director of Raw Product Procurement (US/Mexico).

Sotelo has more than 13 years’ experience in the produce industry. Most recently, he served as Ag Ops Manager for Taylor Farms Retail where he was responsible for procurement and ag ops in both Mexico and the United States.

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Martin Sotelo

He also served as Harvest Manager at Campos Borquez in Mexico and as Assistant Greenhouse Grower for Grimmway Farms in Arvin, CA. Sotelo has a degree in Ag Economics from the University of Arizona.

In his new role, Sotelo will support raw product procurement activities throughout the global organization, which aligns with the company’s business strategy of developing a supply chain that ensures a continuous and coordinated supply of raw material.

“We’re excited to welcome Martin to the Church Brothers team,” said Art Munoz, Vice President of Raw Product Procurement for Church Brothers Farms. “His background and experience will undoubtedly be an asset as we continue to grow and further develop our sourcing strategy for both US and Mexico operations.”

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About Church Brothers Farms

Church Brothers Farms is a vertically integrated family owned and operated company that produces a full line of fresh vegetables year-round. Church Brothers has an in-house farming/harvest program and state of the art processing plants in the U.S. and Mexico. The Church family has a legacy of service and innovation in the Salinas Valley that spans multiple generations.