Christian Harris's Work Experience
Chief Operating Officer
Director of Robinson Fresh (C.H Robinson company)
The Arc of Greater Twin Cities
Fresh and Easy Neighbourhood Markets
Category Manager- Fresh Produce and Floral
Director Food Service Sales
Ready Pac Produce
VP - Fresh Produce
Nature's Way Foods Ltd
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What company does Christian Harris work for?
Christian Harris works for Sunkist Growers
What is Christian Harris's role at Sunkist Growers?
Christian Harris is Chief Operating Officer
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Christian Harris works in the Food & Beverages industry.
About Christian Harris
💼 Past Experience
SyriaChristian Harris worked in the Middle East during the weeks leading up to the Syrian uprising in 2011. He worked as an advocacy staffer at a think tank in Beirut. He later worked at a private NGO in Damascus. He then worked as a Deputy Manager at Sunkist Growers, in Valencia, California from June 2010 to November 2015. He managed the growth of focused, strategic categories for Sunkist Growers. He delivered the category that customer panels state make people shop at fresh & easy. He also created a full produce and Horti range from scratch and launched 220 products inside 18 months. He also managed the team both inside F&E and inside key supplier to deliver an entirely new way of operating. He also delivered new supplier, margin, and quality on time in full for launch. He also worked with growers and shippers to deliver a step change in thinking from current industry supply model to new way of operating including food safety program, category management,bespoke product specifications. He was also the Director of Food Service Sales at Professional Produce. He worked with the Buyer at Ready Pac Produce and with Nature's Way Foods Ltd. He was also responsible for negotiating contracts of over 200 components, including Packaging and Maintenance, Repair and Operational goods - total spend in excess of £10 million. He led the Fresh Produce Manufacturing Team at USF, including P&L management to deliver against expected EBIDTA goals. He was also responsible for the implementation of consolidation of raw crop cooling with estimated savings of $1,800,000 per annum. He was also a Manager of the Financial and Involved Programs Department at USF. He was also responsible for promoting the company ethos and benefits to new suppliers, resulting in business opportunities advantageous to both parties. He was also a Deputy Manager at Sunkist Growers, in Valencia, California from November 2015 to July 2018. In addition, he was a Lead Buyer at USF for Fresh Produce. He was also responsible for the financial and involved programs department at USF. He was also a Manager of the Financial and Involved Programs Department at USF.
Christian Harris has a BSc in Maths from University of Sussex. Harris worked as a maths teacher and director of a summer school before becoming a business brewer at Pepperdine University in 2008. At Pepperdine, Harris also gained an MBA in Business.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Christian Harris has over 5 years of experience in food and beverage sales at different businesses. In this role, Christian Harris managed and drove strategies that helped the company maintain their high standards while increasing profits.Before joining US Foods, Christian Harris was the General Manager of a produce store in Rosemont IL. In this role,Christian Harris led a team of conservatives who developed and oversaw a new fruit and vegetable strategy for US Foods. This strategy results in increased profits and lower grocery costs.Before joining US Foods, Christian Harris was the Director of Sales at Professional Produce. Here, he was responsible for bringing in new food service businesses and better serving existing FS clients. Christian Harris alsonegotiated savings on contracts, avoided large annual costs, and successfully drove innovation within the company.An important factor in his success was his knack for working with suppliers, resulting in new business opportunities. Christian Harris holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Iowa.
In a nutshell
Ranked #833 out of 16,660 for Chief Operating Officer in California
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 0 month(s)
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