SANTA PAULA, CALIF. – Glenn Miller, president and CEO of Saticoy Lemon, a packinghouse affiliated with Valencia, Calif.-based Sunkist Growers, has retired after 43 years, effective immediately.

The company’s previous operations manager, Marty Coert, has been named the new president and CEO, fully effective Jan. 1, 2023.

Prior to serving as operations manager for Saticoy Lemon, Coert held other citrus operations positions with organizations such as the Fruit Growers Supply Company, Santa Paula Orange Association and Villa Park Orchards, adding up to 30 years of experience in the industry.

“Over the past four decades, Glenn has made significant contributions to Saticoy Lemon, Sunkist Growers and to the citrus industry overall,” said Jim Finch, a board of directors member. “Glenn will be missed, but his hard work, dedication and commitment have laid a solid foundation and we are grateful. I would also like to welcome Marty to the executive leadership team. He has our full support as we begin this new chapter.”