No 30

Carolina Castañeda, new Director of FNC B.V. in Europe, headquartered in Amsterdam

May, 2016

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Carolina Castañeda, new Director of FNC B.V. in Europe, headquartered in Amsterdam

Carolina Castañeda has a B.Sc. in Physics, a B.A. in Economics, a minor in Mathematics, a minor in Finance and a master’s degree in Economics from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. In 2012 she received a master’s degree in Mathematics in Finance from New York University.

The appointed Director of FNC B.V., who will assume her new position once the work visa procedures in the Netherlands are completed, started working for the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) in risk management projects in Bogotá in October 2006.

In April 2007 she moved to Colombian Coffee Federation Inc., the FNC’s branch in New York as Director of Investments and Special Projects, managing green coffee sales and the 100% Colombian Coffee Program. At the beginning of 2015, she was appointed Senior Director of Green Coffee Trading for North America.

Castañeda will supervise the FNC’s coffee market in Europe. Before joining the coffee business, she worked in Bogota at Colombia’s Central Bank (Banco de la República), Estrategias Corporativas, Gestión de Riesgo and Bancolombia, as well as at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington DC.

Adriana Mejía, the Director of FNC B.V. in Amsterdam, left her position on last May 6 and Flor Betancourth will assume as acting Director while Carolina obtains the corresponding work permits.


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