Human Resources Executive Rick Remillard to Join VoloAgri

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VoloAgri is pleased to announce the placement of Rick Remillard as their new Human Resources Director.  In this role, Rick will focus on building the overall people capabilities of a late stage agricultural startup company to enable fast growth in a competitive marketplace.

Most recently, Rick was the Logistics Human Resources Manager, Western Division at Best Buy where he was hired to take his PepsiCo success and turn around a low performing distribution center (1.3 million sq ft, 400 employees). Rick has held many senior leadership roles at PepsiCo and Vanity Fair. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from University of Phoenix.

This successful executive search assignment was conducted by Thomas Christopher, President and Managing Director and Patricia Duff, TCG Recruiting Director. “It has been our unique honor and privilege to work with such an amazing Client and group of Candidates.  We are very pleased for both VoloAgri and Rick and we deeply appreciate their most positive feedback on their search experience,†reports Christopher.  “For us at TCG, it is never enough just to fill an exciting opportunity with an outstanding candidate.  It is equally about providing every candidate and client with an exceptional search experience.â€

About the Company

VoloAgri® is a vegetable seed technology and breeding company dedicated to cultivating global health. They take pride in serving every customer with customized vegetable seed and technical service solutions they can count on. Their innovative seeds produce plants with increased yields, improved disease resistance, and post-harvest processing advantages while still achieving exceptional taste.

Their diverse team of industry experts are stationed around the world. VoloAgri Global Corporate Headquarters are in South San Francisco, California with our principal Operational Centers in San Luis Obispo, California and Naaldwijk, The Netherlands. Additional facilities are located in Spain, Mexico, Turkey, and Lebanon; and over 15 trial stations are spread throughout California, Florida, Idaho, Mexico, Brazil, Lebanon, Turkey, China, Thailand, The Netherlands, Italy, and Spain. Their prized collection of seeds have been developed under several brands including Axia, Zayintec US Agriseeds, Greenport Seeds, California Hybrids, Catalyst Seeds, and New World Seeds.

About The Christopher Group

Founded in 1998 by Tom and Paula Christopher, The Christopher Group (TCG) has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. Our Mission simply put: “To be the Best HR Search Firm in the World!â€Â Â  To this end, we have created a highly specialized boutique firm, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, which utilizes proprietary, scientific, and industry leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, we fill 92% of all searches in our first 2 Slates of candidates!

Equally impressive is our exceptional client and candidate experience ensured through our exclusive and unique Candidate/Client Concierge Service.  From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG candidate and client will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, and stress eliminating support services to ensure the very best search experience you have ever had.

Interested Clients:  If you seek the very best, highest performing, passive HR candidates (who do not read/respond to failed ads) to build your HR Team, click here to understand how TCG can uniquely meet your HR recruiting needs.

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