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Brad Lukesh and Thorsten Rhode join Pacific Trellis Fruit/Dulcinea Farms

Pacific Trellis Fruit/Dulcinea Farms, headquartered just east of the downtown Los Angeles arts district, continue to add talent to its roster.

“As 2018 got under way, we saw an opportunity to improve our logistics," said General Manager Josh Leichter. "At the same time, we also wanted to put renewed focus on our branding across all channels. We are happy to welcome Brad Lukesh and Thorsten (Thor) Rhode to our team — they will strengthen us in their respective fields going forward.”otherBrad Lukesh

Lukesh, director logistics, is tasked with more efficiently and effectively managing all transportation needs, including deliveries to customers, transfers of product and delivery of materials. He has deep experience in produce logistics, including positions with Think Fresh, Oppenheimer and most recently Sun Pacific. RHODE-Thorsten-Pacific-TrellisThorsten (Thor) Rhode

“Freight is an area we feel we can add value to, throughout the supply chain," said Leichter. "We are confident Brad can help us improve in that area.”

Rhode, senior director of marketing, most recently was the marketing lead at Super King Markets, a Los Angeles grocery store chain known for its extensive produce and meat selection. He has also overseen national product launch campaigns for Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy. With his extensive expertise in brand strategy and advertising, he will lead the marketing for all consumer, trade, digital and traditional marketing efforts under the Pacific Trellis and Dulcinea banners.