Yann Fourcade, agro-engineer from ESAP Purpan (Toulouse), aged 42, is the new CEO of Fontestad France, the sales and logistics centre of the group based in Saint Charles (Perpignan).
Originally from the province of Perpignan, Yann spent 11 years of his career as a purchasing manager in the Carrefour group. In the last 6 years he worked as the commercial and logistics director of Saveol, the leading French tomato organisation.
Fontestad stand at Fruit Attraction, Madrid, October 2015
“My objective at Fontestad is to develop the French market and the Mademoiselle brand,” he said.
Fontestad is one of the leading citrus producer and export groups. Last season it marketed about 100,000 tons for turnover of €100 million.