May 10, 2021
American Takii Makes Staff Additions

American Takii has recently announced two new staff additions to its Flower Division.

Jessica Cudnik will fill a newly created role of Product Manager. She will focus her time and energy implementing the company’s new Mercado Product Management tool and overseeing the Product Life Cycle of the entire Flower Department portfolio.

Jessica worked for American Takii from 2009 to 2010 before moving on to the Carpe Diem International Educational program and starting the Normal Soap Company in 2013. She returned to American Takii in 2019 as Flower Product Development Manager. She holds a master’s degree in Horticulture from the University of Georgia along with a bachelor’s degree in Horticulture and Certificate in International Agriculture.

Shohei Murakami has been hired for the role of Product Development Manager. He will oversee the Salinas, California trialing activities and serve as the commercial greenhouse contact for the Western U.S. territory.

Shohei transfers to American Takii from Osaka, Japan. He began his career with Takii & Co. Ltd. and held positions in both the Domestic and International Departments focusing on sales and product development. He holds a degree from Osaka University in Language and Culture.




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