Our Leadership


Tanimura & Antle leadership is composed of a team of industry professionals from across the supply chain. With their combined years in the industry and expertise in each of their respective fields, Tanimura & Antle continues to prosper, grow, and maintain our commitment to Quality, Service, & Innovation.

Rick Antle
President and Chief Executive Officer

Scott Grabau
Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Tim Escamilla
Chief Operating Officer

Steve Bassi
Executive Vice President, Agriculture Operations

Kerry Varney
Executive Vice President, Business Affairs

Jeffrey Jackson
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Tom Casas
Vice President, Information Technology

Frank Garcia
Vice President, Support Operations

Dr. Gurmail Mudahar
Vice President, Research & Development and Food Safety

Carmen Ponce
Vice President and General Counsel, Labor

Wesley Van Camp
Vice President, Legal and General Counsel

Eric Wexler
Vice President Supply Chain Management

Brian Antle
President, PlantTape USA


Our Mission

To consistently provide our customers with premium products and superior customer service that exceeds their quality and value expectations.

Company Values

Tanimura & Antle is an industry leader whose commitment to premium quality produce has remained strong since it’s beginning in 1982.

The Tanimura & Antle families combined their collective years of experience and knowledge to establish a produce company unrivaled in its quality products, innovation and dedication.

Today, Tanimura & Antle farms over 30,000 acres of rich, fertile farmland and ships a full line of premium fresh produce throughout North America, Europe and Asia.