“Alan brings much experience and industry insight to assist in strengthening our commitment of post-harvest care in the United States and Canadian marketplace,” says Jim Daly, vice president of Floralife. “Having grown up in his family’s business producing and shipping Hawaiian tropical flowers, he understands firsthand the importance of flower quality and freshness, which will allow us to better support our customers.”
Tanouye also assumes the responsibility of managing the Floralife facility in Walterboro, S.C., along with global services in executing the development of enhanced and new product lines.
Tanouye previously worked as president and CEO for VIP Florist’s Network and Vans Inc. floral wholesale distribution company. He was an auditor for Deloitte Haskins & Sells for five years and holds a Master’s degree in accounting from the University of Hawaii.
For more information on Floralife, which is a subsidiary of the Smithers-Oasis company, visit Floralife.com.