SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- M. A. Silva, the leading manufacturer of cork, glass and packaging, is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeanette Occhipinti de Luca as an Account Manager for the Southern California region.
"I managed M. A. Silva's South and Central Coast sales territory successfully for a number of years. Having started a new family, travel became harder and so I needed to find an opportunity to remain closer to home," said Jeanette. "During that time I worked at Terravant Wine Company where I gained valuable experience on the production side of the wine industry. I am so happy to be back at M. A. Silva with this new opportunity and to work again with great customers and the team at M. A. Silva."
Jeanette studied viticulture and wine marketing at the California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo and holds a Master's degree of Science in Agriculture. "I am very excited to have Jeanette back on our team," said Neil Foster, President of M. A. Silva USA. "With her vast level of knowledge in wine packaging and extensive marketing background Jeanette can provide our customers with the right packaging by price point and branding." Contact Jeanette at 805.350.3133 or [email protected].
About M. A. Silva USA: Based in Sonoma County, California, M. A. Silva USA is a leading manufacturer of premium natural corks, glass and packaging for North American markets. Its quality-assurance program ensures unmatched visual, mechanical and sensory characteristics of its products. The company operates on solar power and is committed to sustainability and eco-friendly operations. M. A. Silva earned both Sonoma Green Business Program and ClimateSmart™ certifications. The company has been named Best Cork Supplier 2013, 2015 & 2016, Best Glass Supplier 2016 and 2016 North Bay Maker by the North Bay Business Journal, Best Cork Supplier 2013, 2015 & 2016 and Best Bottle Supplier 2013 & 2015 by Vineyard & Winery Management magazine. It is a six-time winner of the North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work. For more information, visit www.masilva.com or call 707.636.2530.