DiMuto, a global AgriFood Trade Solutions company that provides
end-to-end supply chain visibility for global AgriFood businesses, appointed Julie Escobar, Founder and President of Nexus Agrotec, as its Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer. Effective immediately, the pivotal new role will provide strategic leadership across the business and accelerate DiMuto’s market presence in the United States and Latin America region.
Leveraging two decades of production experience to the DiMuto team, Escobar will shape and define DiMuto’s strategy, priorities, and long-term direction in its key markets with her expertise in developing multimillion-dollar global business success and effectively leading international project teams across multiple lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and culture.
“We are excited to partner with the Nexus Agrotec team, currently led by Julie. On our journey of international scalability, Julie’s experience is critical to our ability to grow and service our existing and new customer accounts,” said Gary Loh, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DiMuto. “Julie is an outstanding veteran leader in the fresh produce industry and has helped companies achieve tremendous growth with domestic and international opportunities. I believe that she will be a valuable addition to get DiMuto to our next stage.”
Prior to her current position as Founder and President of Nexus Agrotec, a consulting firm helping AgTech businesses to expand sales growth around the world, Julie Escobar was the Senior Vice President of Partnerships at Renewable Resources Group, overseeing strategic investments in sustainable agriculture in countries such as Mexico, Colombia, and Peru. Before that, she was the Vice President of Global Sales for Sun World International, where she was instrumental in elevating the Sun World brand and building their export team.
In addition, Julie Escobar is the Co-Founder and President of Global Women Fresh, a global non-profit organization working to close the gender divide in the produce industry and provide opportunities for Women in Produce to network, connect and learn across the fresh food supply chain.
“DiMuto is uniquely equipped to help produce companies overcome the challenges of operating the ‘Messy Middle’ of international supply chains with its strong suite of trade solutions. The commitment to drive positive changes in the global agriculture landscape with data by using solutions that truly cater to how the industry operates is something I am proud to now be a part of,” said Julie Escobar, Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer of DiMuto. “I strongly believe that what DiMuto has to offer will provide great benefits to the different stakeholders in the agriculture industry. I cannot wait to help shape and drive the company forward.” The latest addition to DiMuto’s Executive team comes off the back of the company’s Series A funding round and follows several industry partnerships with companies such as PT Sewu Segar Nusantara and SunMoon Food in Asia.
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