- July 16, 2019
-- Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of Darian Pickett as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
Pickett, a 28-year veteran with Acosta and most recently the Company's Chief Client Officer, succeeds Alejandro Rodríguez Bas, who will leave Acosta to pursue other opportunities.
"Under Alejandro's leadership, Acosta made substantial progress executing on our transformation plan," said Gary Chartrand, Executive Chairman of the Acosta Board of Directors. "Acosta is now positioned to drive sustainable, long-term growth for our clients, our customers and Acosta. The Board has determined that this is the right time to make a transition. We appreciate Alejandro's contributions to Acosta and wish him success in his next chapter.
Darian Pickett joined Acosta in 1991 as a Business Manager after graduating from the University of North Texas, and throughout his tenure has served Acosta in leadership positions spanning the sales strategy, client services, customer marketing, analytics… To read the complete story, click on this link: https://abasto.com/en/news/acosta-appoints-darian-pickett-as-new-ceo/?utm_source=prblog&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Acosta_CEO