LIMA, Peru, Nov. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On 2 November 2015, Mr. Manuel Salazar has been appointed as CEO of Camposol Holding Ltd.
Mr. Manuel Salazar holds a Bachelor in Economics from Clark University, MBA from Georgetown University and has a PhD in Management from the University of Lleida. He has over 20 years of professional experience on managerial roles of local and regional responsibility in large companies with exceptional trajectory. His previous position was as CEO of Louis Dreyfus Commodities for Peru and Chile. He began his career in 1991 at Banco de Crédito del Peru and consolidated in the banking sector, assuming ultimately the position of Risk Manager for the Andean region in West Merchant Bank. Later, Mr. Manuel Salazar was Manager of Planning and Strategy at Corporation Lindley - after the acquisition of ELSA. He has a solid background as CEO including the design of strategic, commercial and financial planning for large and complex organizations, operating in different markets, as well as broad experience in leadership, culture transformation management and control systems.
Mr. Manuel Salazar will replace Mr. Samuel Dyer Coriat as CEO, who will continue as Executive Chairman for some months in order to support him during the transition as CEO of Camposol Holding Ltd. Later, on a second stage, Mr. Samuel Dyer Coriat will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors delegating all CEO duties to Mr. Manuel Salazar.
"We are very pleased to have Manuel in our team, as he not only has the experience but also has the organizational, financial and commercial skills in order to help us achieve our vision to become one of the first five leaders in the world in the provision of healthy food.", declared Mr. Samuel Dyer Coriat, Executive Chairman of Camposol Holding Ltd.
For further information, please contact:
Executive Chairman, Samuel Dyer Coriat
Chief Executive Officer, Manuel Salazar
Phone: +511 634 7141
CAMPOSOL is the leading agro industrial company in Peru, the first producer of avocados and soon the first producer of blueberries in the world. It is involved in the harvest, processing and marketing of high quality agricultural products such as avocados, asparagus, blueberries, grapes, mangos, peppers, artichokes, tangerines and shrimp, which are exported to Europe, the United States of America and Asia.
CAMPOSOL is a vertically integrated company located in Peru, offering fresh, preserved and frozen products. It is the third largest employer of the country, with more than 13 thousand workers in high season, and is committed to support sustainable development through social responsibility policies and projects aimed to increase the shared-value for all of its stakeholders.
CAMPOSOL was the first Peruvian agro industrial company to present annual audited Sustainability Reports and has achieved the following international certifications: BSCI, Global Gap, IFS, HACCP and BRC among others.
To learn more about CAMPOSOL please visit: www.camposol.com.pe
Source:Camposol Holding Plc.