Based in San José, Costa Rica
Jorge Pelaez has served as our Vice President, CECAB, since April 2017. He has been with Fresh Del Monte for more than 36 years, working mainly in the banana crop. From February 2015 to March 2017, Mr. Pelaez served as the General Manager in our Costa Rica Banana Division. From 2012 to January 2015, he served as Senior Operations Director in our Costa Rica Banana Division, and as our Operations Manager in our Costa Rica Banana Division from 2010 to 2011. Mr. Pelaez served as the General Manager in our Cameroon Banana Division from 2004 to 2009. Prior to that time, he served as our Operations Manager, Brazil from 1994 to 2003. Mr. Pelaez held various senior positions in our banana operations from 1984 to 1994.