Cologne, Germany: Ben Horsbrugh, currently Director of Quality Management at Greenyard Fresh Germany GmbH, will be joining GLOBALG.A.P. later this year as Team Leader Key Account & Membership Management. In this role he will strengthen the organization’s Business Development and Marketing team to further develop GLOBALG.A.P.'s relationship with retailers, brand manufacturers and producers around the world.

Ben has a wide experience of the fresh produce industry at an international level and has been actively involved with GLOBALG.A.P. as a member of the GRASP Technical Committee.  In addition to his strong understanding of the retail sector, he will bring his expertise on organic and sustainable agriculture to the organization.

“I am very excited by this new opportunity,” said Ben Horsbrugh. “As international markets face increasingly complex demands on Good Agricultural Practice, food safety and sustainability, I hope to develop and implement solutions which represent a win-win situation for all market players. GLOBALG.A.P. is uniquely positioned to address these challenges in a pragmatic way.”

“We look forward to welcoming Ben into our team,” said Flavio Alzueta, Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer of GLOBALG.A.P. “We are confident that he will bring important skills and experience to the organization and help us to further deepen our relationship with our key partners in retail, manufacturing and agriculture.”

 

Contact:

GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH
Claudia Meifert
Public Relations
E-mail: meifert@globalgap.org