FPFC announces departure of President Don Gann
The Fresh Produce & Floral Council board of directors announced the departure of Don Gann as president. After years of dedicated service, Gann leaves a lasting legacy of progress and growth within the association.
Under Gann’s leadership, the FPFC has thrived, even during the challenging times of uncertainty. His unwavering commitment to the organization’s mission has positioned the FPFC with a strong foundation for a vibrant and prosperous future.Gann’s dedication to the fresh produce and floral industry has been instrumental in elevating FPFC’s impact.
“Don Gann has been a driving force behind the FPFC’s success,” said Michael Schutt, chair of the FPFC. “His vision, leadership and tireless efforts have propelled us forward, ensuring that our industry remains resilient and adaptable. On behalf of the entire board of directors, I want to thank Don for his outstanding service and dedication to the FPFC.”
Gann’s tenure as president has been marked by significant achievements, including fostering valuable industry relationships, increasing membership, expanding educational initiatives, and enhancing the FPFC’s presence as a leading advocate for our industry.
“It has been an incredible journey serving as president of the Fresh Produce & Floral Council,” said Gann. “Building membership, ensuring that the FPFC has a strong foundation, and delivering more value to our membership have been my top priorities throughout my tenure. I’m immensely grateful for the unwavering support and dedication of the board of directors and our exceptional staff. Together, we’ve achieved remarkable milestones, and I am confident that the FPFC is well-prepared to continue thriving in the years ahead. I look forward to witnessing the continued growth and success of this outstanding organization.”
The FPFC board of directors will hire an interim executive director to assist the organization during this transition and will soon commence the search for a new president to build upon Gann’s accomplishments and lead the association into its next phase of growth and success.