Vicente Zamudio Guzman has been appointed as Country Manager of Top Seeds Mexico, part of world-leading Israeli company Top Seeds International, which specializes in the research and marketing of innovative, high-quality hybrid vegetable varieties.
Vicente, who will officially take up his new role on 8th September 2020 following the recent departure Mauro Alvarado Gomez, has broad and extensive experience of the vegetable seed industry, as well as a deep knowledge of Mexico’s fresh produce industry.
Having graduated from the Universidad of Sinaloa and with a Masters in Plant Science in Plant Breeding from the Colegio de Postgraduados, he has worked for Asgrow, Syngenta and Keithly-Williams Seeds, carrying out roles including sales management, R&D and product development.
“We are confident having Vicente Zamudio on board will have a significant impact on the development of the Top Seeds business in the Mexican market,” comments Gianni Bernardotto, CEO of Top Seeds International. “It will also further enhance our ability to offer competitive products that fully meet our customers’ production and commercial needs.”
About Top Seeds International
Top Seeds International is an international company specializing in research and marketing of innovative hybrid varieties of high-quality vegetables. Founded in Israel in 2003, it operates worldwide through companies based in Spain, Italy and Mexico. Since May 2017, Top Seeds International has been owned by the group Mitsui & Co Ltd.
The company’s aim is to guarantee high yields and excellent-tasting fruit by selecting varieties with genetic resistance to a wide range of diseases. Through continuous field research, the company’s geneticists, agronomists and technicians select the best varieties of many different vegetable species in terms of resilience and profitability, including tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, aubergines, melons and watermelons.
The company works closely with its customers in developing innovative varieties and concepts with the aim of meeting all their needs.