Thursday, January 25, 2007

Brooks Tropicals promotes Rossignoli

Brooks Tropicals Inc. in Homestead, FL, announced the promotion of Jose E. Rossignoli to director of national sales. For the past two years, he had been an assistant to Neal (Pal) Brooks, president.

Since joining the firm, Mr. Rossignoli has been involved in the planning of the firm's papaya operations in Belize as well as the SlimCado avocado operations in southern Florida.
Additionally, he will be working with the retail and foodservice industries in the development of new and existing accounts to achieve higher visibility for Caribbean Sunrise and Caribbean Red papayas.
With Mr. Rossignoli's new position, Brooks Tropicals will further integrate papaya production with its merchandising and sales programs.
Mr. Rossignoli graduated from the University of Florida in 2003 with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture and earned a master's degree in agribusiness in 2004. Born in Ecuador, Mr. Rossignoli and his wife, Kelly, currently reside in Miramar, FL.