LIMA, Peru--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alicorp S.A.A. (“the Company” or “Alicorp”) (Lima Stock Exchange: ALICORC1 and ALICORI1) a leading Peruvian consumer goods company, announced today the creation of the new position of Vice President of Corporate Commodities, in an effort to continue strengthening and consolidating the Company’s purchasing capacity and commodity management.
The position will be filled by Mr. Luis Enrique Estrada Rondón, who will be joining the Company on May 1, 2017.
Mr. Estrada has over 28 years of experience in commodity management. His most recent position was at Cargill, as South America Customer Price Risk Management Leader, where he was responsible for expanding Cargill’s risk management services in South America and Mexico.
Alicorp is a leading consumer goods company headquartered in Peru, with operations in other Latin American countries, such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, and exports to 23 other countries. The Company focuses on three core businesses: (1) Consumer Products (food, personal and home care products), in Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Colombia and other countries, (2) Industrial Food Products (industrial flour, industrial lard, pre-mix and food service products), and (3) Aquaculture (fish and shrimp feeding).
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