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Hazel Technologies Announces Kellen Stailey Martin as Vice President of Marketing

CHICAGO, IL - The team at Hazel Technologies recently added the newest member to its executive suite. With over 15 years of diverse experience at her back, Kellen Stailey Martin will be the company’s new Vice President of Marketing.

“I am extremely excited to join the Hazel team. Hazel Tech’s impressive growth to over 160 customers is a testament to the quality and talent of the people who have cultivated this industry-changing organization,” commented Martin in a recent press release.

Martin’s expertise ranges from marketing and product development to sales and merchandising. She most recently served as Vice President of Marketing for Grimmway Farms, leading both marketing and merchandising teams across North America.

Prior to Grimmway, Martin held leadership roles in sales and marketing at Sunshine Bouquet, a cut flower producer in South America.

In her new role at Hazel, Martin will lead the company’s marketing strategy and implementation, as well as oversee the global marketing team. She will report directly to CMO Pat Flynn and will direct all media, digital, insights, public relations, content creation, and brand management.

“We are excited to have a cross-functional leader with Kellen’s passion and drive joining the Hazel team,” said Pat Flynn, CMO and Co-Founder. “Kellen’s multi-faceted experience in the produce industry will allow Hazel Tech to continue to mentor future leaders at our company, decrease food waste across the supply chain, and increase sales for our customers in the fresh produce category.”

In 2020, she was awarded PMA’s Tip Murphy Scholarship for Leadership Excellence and accepted into the Emerging Leaders Program at Thunderbird School of Global Business. She graduated with an international business degree from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.

Congratulations to Kellen Stailey Martin on this new role! We’re excited to see what’s in store for both you and the company.

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