CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- C.A. Fortune announced that Dwight Richmond has been named vice president and will serve as the company's enterprise leader in the natural channel. Richmond has more than 25 years experience in the natural grocery industry — in retail, distribution, wholesale, category management, including at the corporate level at Whole Foods Market and Earthfare.
"As we seek to move C.A. Fortune forward and continue to establish the company as the top Natural, Specialty/Conventional and Bakery/Deli trade channel agency in the country, we focused on identifying an accomplished leader who will bring both vision and a wealth of experience to our organization," said Tyler Lowell, managing partner of C.A. Fortune. "I'm thrilled to have Dwight join our leadership team, and look forward to the game-changing impact he's going to have on our natural channel and overall firm. Simply put, Dwight is a game changer for our business."
At C.A. Fortune, Richmond will lead all new and current partnerships across the natural channel as the company now serves growing markets in 45 states nationwide.
"I have a unique perspective, having seen both sides of the equation for years. When I met C.A. Fortune, I quickly realized what their point of difference is in the marketplace. C.A Fortune provides cutting-edge thought leadership and analytical capabilities, as well as retail execution prominence across the country," Richmond said. "I am honored to join C.A. Fortune and look forward to being a true partner across the industry."
Richmond will begin his career with C.A. Fortune the first week of January.
ABOUT C.A. FORTUNE
Founded in 1983, C.A. Fortune is a leading full-service consumer products sales and marketing agency, specializing in the Natural, Specialty/Conventional and Bakery/Deli trade channels. The company, with more than 250 employees nationwide, is headquartered in Chicago with regional offices in New York City metro, Dallas, San Francisco and Denver.
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