2011 Press Releases and News

Terri Lowden Chosen for "Focus on Produce"


Billerica, MA - November 17, 2011

Food Trade News and Food World recently chose the top produce executive from across the Northeast for their "Focus on Produce" piece featured in their October 2011 issue.

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Bob Willson Joins JOH


Billerica, MA - October 13, 2011

JOH is pleased to announce that Bob Willson has joined JOH as an Account Manager in the Pittsburgh/Cleveland Territory.

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Biking for a Cure

Billerica, MA - August 17, 2011

John Saidnawey recently completed two monumental bike rides to raise awarness and funds for two remarkable charities; Best Buddies helps support those with intellectual disabilities and the Pan Mass Challenge raises money for life-saving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

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JOH Wins Rhodes Broker of the Year

Billerica, MA - July 25, 2011

John Dillon, Bob Kepner and the JOH team have enjoyed great success in 2010 by increasing distribution and building Rhodes business with existing accounts in the New England market. As Rhodes Account Manager, John Dillon has been proactive at finding new opportunities for Rhodes and maintaining current accounts. Bob Kepner has been very helpful in managing Rhodes growing business at C&S. We thank the JOH team for a very successful year.


JOH Welcomes Matt O'Hare

Billerica, MA - July 12, 2011
JOH is pleased to announce that Matt O'Hare will be joining JOH as an Account Executive in the Frozen/Dairy Division.
JOH is and always will be about family," said John Saidnawey, President and COO. "We are thrilled to have a third generation O'Hare in the company."
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JOH Associate Wins Chiquita/Fresh Express

Northeast Broker Sales Manager of the Year Award

Billerica, MA - May 18, 2011

JOH is proud to announce that Mr. Rich Martin, Account Executive, has been awarded the 2010 Northeast Broker Sales Manager of the Year Award given by the Chiquita/Fresh Express Sales Team.

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JOH Wins Sunsweet Regional Broker of the Year

Billerica, MA - April 11, 2011
“Congratulations to JOH Metro for winning our 2010 Broker of the Year Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region. Your overall execution and your dedication at retail is greatly appreciated.”

Jeff Garrison, Sales Director Mid-Atlantic Region, Sunsweet Growers, Inc

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JOH Launches New Brand

Billerica, MA - February 14, 2011
JOH, one of the strongest regional food brokers in the United States, is pleased to announce the launching of its new brand identity and tagline, “JOH, Driven to Sell Right.” All of the JOH companies will now be under one name with a new look. This new branding unifies JOH’s messaging across all of its divisions, services and offices clearly articulating the company’s commitment to client service.

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Gary Rosenthal Wins 2010 Harry O'Hare Award

Billerica, MA - January, 2011
Congratulations to Gary Rosenthal on receiving the prestigious Harry O'Hare Award for 2010. The honor goes to the person who most personifies the values and qualities that marked the life and career of Harry O’Hare. Hard work, integrity, passion, a positive attitude and team spirit are all part of Harry’s personal and professional legacy. Gary is Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Metro Division at JOH and it is difficult to sum up his many contributions to the company in a few short sentences, but all will agree that he fits the profile perfectly.


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