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Plant Veda Appoints Greg Smith as Vice President of Global Sales; Sunny Gurnani Comments

Plant Veda Appoints Greg Smith as Vice President of Global Sales; Sunny Gurnani Comments

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022

Alternative dairy products are continuing to grow in popularity on the shelf as consumers seek diversity. To help maintain its growth and increased production, Plant Veda Foods is growing its executive team. The award-winning dairy-alternative food manufacturer recently tapped Greg Smith as its Vice President of Global Sales.

Greg Smith, Vice President of Global Sales, Plant Veda“I have spent my professional career in the packaged food industry and have seen many changes in consumers’ requirements and desires,” Smith stated. “Today’s consumers, through health education, are more aware and concerned about what their bodies absorb. They read ingredient labels more than ever. Plant Veda’s products are designed to provide the purest of whole foods for health-conscious individuals. I am impressed with the high-quality standards that Plant Veda adheres to and am pleased to be part of the team. I feel we have the right products at the right time.”

According to the release, Smith brings over 35 years of consumer packaged goods experience, having worked for such companies as Ocean Brands, Silver Hills Organic Breads, Canada Bread, and Clover Leaf Seafood. He has been responsible for strategic development, consumer marketing, new product development, international procurement, corporate development, and has successfully led sales expansion programs in North American and international markets.

Plant Veda recently tapped Greg Smith as its Vice President of Global Sales

Smith joins Plant Veda as the company prepares for increased production. He will assist with increasing distribution by leveraging his existing strong relationships with major retailers such as Costco and Save-On-Foods.

Sunny Gurnani, Chief Executive Officer, Plant Veda“As our Vice President of Sales, Greg will lead Plant Veda’s sales and customer growth strategies, while driving strong top and bottom line impacts across the organization,” stated Sunny Gurnani, Chief Executive Officer of Plant Veda. “As an experienced and successful sales executive with a deep understanding of the consumer packaged goods industry, Greg brings proven revenue generation capability to Plant Veda. I am very pleased to be able to add another strong team member and welcome Greg. We are constantly striving to enhance our team and product offerings—this represents another step in that goal.”

Additionally, Smith is an accomplished speaker through his work with Toastmasters International and has lent his expertise in the classroom with training organizations such as Dale Carnegie and Junior Achievement. He holds a BBA in Marketing from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.

A toast of our own to Greg Smith as he takes this next step on his journey!

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