Carlos Manuel UribeDirector
Mr. Uribe has served since 2000 as general manager of Flores El Capiro S.A., the world’s largest exporter of flowers by sea freight and one of the top three largest growers of chrysanthemums in the world. Flores El Capiro’s 1,500 employees produce 130 million top-quality chrysanthemum stems per year, grown in Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia.
Mr. Uribe is presently chairman of the board of Asocolflores. He serves on the boards of several companies: Petpack Ltd., a PET preforms and containers manufacturer; Cartama S.A., the largest avocado producer in Colombia; Pegaucho S.A.S., a Colombian adhesives/sealants producer; and Savannah Crops S.A.S., the largest MD2 pineapple producer in Colombia.
Mr. Uribe received a MBA from Southern New Hampshire University and a Bachelor’s degree in Production Engineering from E.A.F.I.T. in Medellin, Colombia. His family is a partner in Brinsa S.A., the largest salt producer in Colombia.