Jul 9, 2024
IFPA welcomes new vice president of global industry relations

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has welcomed Jessica Keller as the vice president of global industry relations.

Keller is the first to serve in this role, which was created to align with IFPA’s core commitment to grow member value globally.

She will direct and support the association’s global representatives and country councils and committees and lead the implementation of the association’s global portfolio.

Jessica Keller

“Jessica brings a deep knowledge of the global produce and floral supply chain along with years of experience building relationships with global companies,” Miriam Wolk, chief membership officer for IFPA, said in a news release.

“She has had an incredibly successful career that has been defined by her leadership, vision and strategic acumen. She will be a fantastic resource and advocate for our global membership, and I look forward to the impact she will have on IFPA, members and volunteers and the industry as whole.”

Keller’s experience includes working as chief operating officer at Food Hall Company, regional vice president of the Southwest region for Whole Foods Market, and has overseen successful launches of new stores.


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