Vice-Chairperson Board SNI

Ümit Ergin has more than twenty years of experience in the food and beverages industry. He is with ofi since 2007, in his first years he was responsible for sales of Treenuts, Peanuts and Seeds. In the last eight years he was leading solely the Cashews Sales & Marketing into Europe.

Since summer 2022 he is the global Product Line Manager for Cashews at ofi and based out of Fresno/CA.

He holds a bachelor’s degree of Sociology from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. In his free time he likes to watch and play soccer, read and travel.

“Ofi has decades of presence in Africa and local processing. We are closely associated with farmers, communities and value chain participants. Sustainability is at the heart of ofi’s existence. SNI embodies the same goal of creating impact on key sustainability topics in the nut supply chains. Thus it is a natural choice to be part of SNI”.