Press Release – Date: 23 March 2020
Truffle Farms Europe Ltd (TFEL) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new staff to its Spanish Company Truffle Farms Estates SL – Spain (TFSL)
- Gonzalo Ross has been appointed as Principal Director Spain and joined the Board of TFSL. Gonzalo has been a practising Spanish lawyer since graduating from the University of Murcia in 2001 and is the senior and managing partner of Ross Legal Services. He has held a number of Board positions and equity shareholdings in International Fresh Produce Companies operating in Spain and North Africa since 2003. He is a specialist in Commercial Law and Civil Litigation and a Member of the Lorca Law Bar Association.
Martin Waddell – Founder & CEO, TFEL said “We are delighted to have a person of Gonzalo’s vast and professional experience in Spanish and Commercial legal matters to lead our operations in Spain. Gonzalo brings not only his rigorous knowledge of legal & commercial matters but, the insight and understanding of what it takes to structure and successfully operate farm produce businesses in the unique commercial environment of the Iberian Peninsula. His many years of leadership and successful decision making in a range of businesses across the fruit and vegetable & nut production sector brings a unique intelligence to our Spanish plantations.
Joaquin Hernandes – joined us directly from Bodegas Castano, the wine maker we purchased El Pozuelo, our new 375 Acre Estate from. He was the lead field hand of this “now” former vineyard for the last 8 years. We are delighted to have his immense knowledge and experience of this estate, as well as his extensive practical all round agricultural skill set. Esteban de Paz our Estate Manager has found him an indispensable help in planning and setting out our new truffle plantation.
Graeme Henderson – Commercial Director TFEL says “It is a clear signal of the strength of our business that, we are able to make the substantial investments our Members will see shortly but, also have the confidence to make major long-term staff appointments at this extremely difficult time for business and employment globally. [ENDS]