Jean-Michel Delinde is the CEO of Delinosa Fruit.
He has worked in the fresh produce industry for over 20 years, most recently as a commercial sales manager at BerryWorld France and Compagnie Fruitière Paris and as a technical manager at Dole Fresh UK. He has worked with a variety of produce: notably pineapples, bananas, berries, citrus fruits and melons.
His varied career has allowed him to develop a global understanding of the fresh produce industry, a combination of technical and commercial skills, and a capacity to work with players at every level of the supply chain, from growers to distributors.
His academic qualifications include a MSc in Industrial Plant Product Use, and a BSc in Plant Biology. He also holds a certification in Food Industry Quality, and was a qualified Food Safety auditor for BRC, ISO 9002 and GLOBALG.A.P.
Jean-Michel has experience in multicultural environments, having worked with clients in North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, North America, Latin America and Europe. His language skills include French, English, Spanish, German and Hungarian.