Greg Reinauer to Lead the Tom Lange Company

Springfield, IL (March 8, 2012) The Board of Directors of the Tom Lange Companies announces the selection of Greg Reinauer, as the next president, after a nationwide search.  Reinauer begins his duties on March 19.  Reinauer brings nearly 22 years of experience in the produce industry, spending his career with Amerifresh/Food Services of America, a produce distributor based in Scottsdale, AZ.   

In announcing Reinauer’s appointment, Phil Gumpert, Chairman/CEO of the Tom Lange Company, said, “It was extremely important that we find a new president who could build on the strong foundation already in place at Lange.  In Greg we have someone who has broad, extensive experience in the produce industry and given his background in working with both growers and the retail, wholesale and foodservice segments he was a perfect fit.  We look forward to the leadership skills that Greg brings to Lange and his ability to help further our goal of providing outstanding service to our customers and growers. 

On his decision to join the Tom Lange Company, Reinauer said, “The Tom Lange Company has over 50 years of proven success in the produce and transportation industries.  Strong and forward-thinking leadership has brought the company to where it is today and I look forward to working with the Tom Lange family of companies and all of its associates.  The success of the organization is a direct reflection of the talent that resides within the family of companies.  I am enthusiastic about the opportunities that exist for growth and the role that Tom Lange will play in the future of the global produce and logistics industries”.

The Tom Lange Company is one of the longest standing employee-owned companies in the produce industry.  As one of the largest distributors of fresh produce, Tom Lange serves the retail, wholesale and foodservice trades through an expansive global network of growers, shippers and logistic partners.