Curry & Co. Welcomes Boris Manz to Curry Fruit Chile SA
BROOKS, OR - Curry & Company is appointing Boris Manz as the new General Manager of Santiago, Chile-based Curry Fruit Chile SA. He will be responsible for the company’s import and export Chilean Fruit Program.
“Boris brings a level of excitement to our team that is contagious,” said Matt Curry, Curry & Co. President. “He has helped develop programs around the world for the past three years and he’s going to be a real asset to Curry Fruit Chile SA. He understands what customers want and knows how to communicate those messages and needs to our team.”
During the West Coast’s North American blueberry season, Boris works closely with Curry & Co.’s team which is currently harvesting in Oregon and Washington, according to a press release. Prior to joining the company, he worked for Vitalberry Marketing (VBM) in Chile where he helped establish and develop retail and wholesale programs for blueberries and cherries in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Peru, and the United Kingdom.
“I like produce because it is very dynamic and the industry continues to grow worldwide,” said Boris. “Over the past three years, I’ve really learned how consumers around the world expect good quality and consistent product, every market is looking for the right piece of fruit for their customer base. I also see large growth opportunities in markets we are exploring such as the Middle East, India, and China.”
Boris studied Agribusiness at the Universidad Catolica de Chile and graduated college from Colego Suizo in Santiago, Chile. He is an avid soccer player and enjoys skiing and bicycling.
Congrats on joining Curry & Co., Boris!