Golden Sun Marketing has promoted Naba Bakar to director of marketing.
“Naba has been an integral part of the team for her strategic thinking and strong marketing skillset that have helped us grow,” Golden Sun Marketing President Don Goodwin said. “She has proven herself to be a natural leader for our marketing team and our clients. I have a great deal of confidence in Naba, and I look forward to her leading our market efforts as she supports our clients.”
Bakar has more than seven years’ experience in marketing ranging from corporate marketing to startup ventures. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the American University in Washington, D.C., and an MBA from the Minnesota School of Business. During her three years at Golden Sun Marketing, she has proved herself a leader and expert in strategic planning and brand management from her quick trajectory from marketing manager to senior marketing manager.
“No different than the industry as a whole, our company continues to grow in new and challenging ways,” Golden Sun Vice President of Marketing Tom Thompson said . “We are excited about what is ahead, and having Naba in a leadership role will help drive us and our clients there faster. Her balance of creative and marketing skills coupled with her vision and passion for the business is a rare find, so we are very lucky to have her continue to grow with us in this new role.”
Golden Sun Marketing specializes in helping clients throughout the produce supply chain craft strategies to grow their business, with core services including business strategy, business development and marketing.
“At our core, we are a strategy-centric firm that supports our clients with business development and marketing,” Goodwin said.
Their clients span a wide range of seed companies, growers, shippers and distributors.
“I’m excited for the opportunity to continue to drive the strategic direction of Golden Sun Marketing and deliver long-term growth and success for our clients,” Bakar said. “I’m honored to work for a company with deep roots in the fresh produce industry and especially proud of our powerful team of marketing professionals.”