Calavo Growers Appoints John Lindeman to Board

Calavo Growers, Inc. has appointed John Lindeman to its Board of Directors and Audit Committee, effective June 3, 2024. This appointment comes as John Lindeman brings extensive experience in corporate finance, strategy, and leadership, having previously served as Calavo's Chief Financial Officer for several years.

Mr. Lindeman's return to the organization is anticipated to bring valuable insight and contributions, given his deep knowledge of Calavo and the avocado industry. Prior to his appointment, he had been serving as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hydrofarm Holdings Group, Inc., where he was responsible for accounting, finance, and information technology.

Following this appointment, Calavo's Board will consist of nine directors, with eight of them being independent. Calavo Growers, Inc. is a global leader in high-quality produce, including avocados, tomatoes, and papayas, as well as a pioneer of healthy fresh-cut fruit, vegetables, and prepared foods. The company serves various markets worldwide, including retail grocery, foodservice, club stores, mass merchandisers, food distributors, and wholesalers.

Calavo Growers, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, California, with processing plants and packing facilities throughout the U.S. and Mexico. The company has a rich culture of innovation, sustainable practices, and market growth. The market has reacted to these announcements by moving the company's shares 0.5% to a price of $25.38. Check out the company's full 8-K submission here.

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