Salix Fruits hires Raed Kazi as Country Manager for India
With vast experience in exports, Raed joins the company to expand its business in the Indian market, which is part of the global expansion Salix Fruits is aiming for this year.
Salix Fruits, the leading company in fresh fruits imports and exports, announced the incorporation of Raed Kazi as Country Manager for India.
Of Indian origin and with experience in export management for several companies in the sector, Raed Kazi comes to Salix Fruits in a recently created role, within the framework of the continuous global expansion of the company.
His tasks as Country Manager for India include planning the growth and development of businesses in the region, developing the procurement of Indian fruits and managing the strategy to strengthen the company's position in the country.
“We are very excited to add Raed to our team” , says Javier Orti, Sales Manager of Salix Fruits for Asia and adds: “We think it’s key to have a local presence in an important market like India, which will allow us to be closer to our customers. His experience traveling through fairs and business trips visiting clients in different parts of the world, and his relationship with clients in Europe, United States, Middle East and Asia make him the right person for this position”.
Salix is a global import-export company of fresh fruit, an American Company based in Atlanta. It also has offices in Philadelphia, Chicago, South Africa and Argentina. The firm has more than 15 years of experience in the fresh fruit business. Recently added a new business unit, processed foods.
Salix has a wide portfolio of over 25 produce items, but focuses on apples, lemons, oranges, tangerines, pears and grapes. The company works with more than 80 loyal growers in 18 countries, and 400 customers in 57 countries.
Salix was founded in 2013 by Juan González Pita and Luis Elortondo.