After 10 years at the Helm as Vice President, Grande Prepares to Lead TEJA with North American Expansion
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Teja Food Group, a division of Joey's Group of Companies, today announced the promotion of Tom Grande to President. He takes the position as the company is poised for major expansion in North America.
“He’s proven himself to be a committed company advocate both for Teja Food Group and Joey’s Seafood brand, and we were thrilled with his get 'er done attitude,” said Joe Klassen, Senior Partner at Teja Food Group.
Mr. Grande, joined the company in 2010 and has held the position of Vice President for the duration. He brought with him a wealth of experience as Western Sales director for another food service company. Mr. Grande's background in business gives him a great understanding of how to improve our customer relations and his ability to motivate his team has led to this continual success within the industry.
"We’re extremely excited for what Tom’s unique experience in food service sales can do for us," added Klassen. "There is enormous opportunity for Teja Global that lies ahead, and we couldn’t be happier with Tom guiding us."
Teja Food Group , is a Calgary-based food company that imports, exports and manufactures a range of food items for both food service and retail in Canada and the US.
Teja currently has over 100 skus in their range of product from commodity seafood to value add, as well as an explosive range of appetizers and specialty protein items. They are exploring
the development of plant based protein options. Teja engages all size customers including local and national restaurant chains and national food distributors. The company websites
www.tejafood.com, www.echelonfoods.com, www.waterfordfarms.ca and