Tropical Aquaculture, a sales, distribution, and marketing firm serving south American companies, has hired Gaudy Lara to serve as its senior sales manager.

Lara joined the company from the AquaChile-owned Rainforest tilapia brand, where she held roles in logistics and sales management.

Lara has a background in the aquaculture industry with a focus on tilapia, according to the company.

Her experience began in 1995 serving as a US sales liaison in Costa Rica.