Agricultural Marketing Specialist and Export Manager of Banaultra S.A.
Mr. Contreras works as an Export Manager at a private company related to production and exportation of fresh fruits. He also works as an Agricultural Marketing Consultant with small and medium-sized producers of plantains, mangoes, pineapples, hearts of palm and dried fruits. He holds a degree in International Trade and Agricultural Economics from Universidad Agraria del Ecuador, where he also teaches research. During his Humphrey year, Mr. Contreras plans to improve his skills in marketing management of fresh fruits and to develop a long-term relationship with an import company. Back in Ecuador, he plans to work on behalf of the import company and create export cooperatives with small producers oriented to the United States market.