Aug 11, 2017Sakata Seed America appoints Nelson as vice president
Sakata Seed America has promoted John Nelson as vice president of Sakata America and its primary operating subsidiary of Sakata Seed America, effective Sept. 1. Nelson is currently the senior director of sales and marketing at Sakata Seed America, a position he’s held since 2004.
Nelson began his career in 1985 at Northrup King in Gilroy, California, where he spent nearly five years in the marketing department. In November 1990, Nelson joined Sakata Seed America to manage advertising for vegetables and ornamentals. Over the years, as Nelson’s involvement grew into the sales arena, his focus shifted to vegetables. In 2004, he took on the responsibility of director of sales and marketing for Sakata.
Sakata is actively recruiting to fill the position of senior sales-marketing manager, vegetables.