May 5, 2014 - 15:27
Florexpo, Cartago, Costa Rica
Responsible for implementing company’s production program. Revamped company’s cost structure to ensure long-term viability in Costa Rica and established reporting systems to strengthen relations with breeders and brokers.
Off the Clock: Fernando likes to be competitive and participates in many different sports — baseball, volleyball and soccer. He even played on the defensive line of an American football team.
Relatives in High Places: Fernando’s grandfather was Costa Rica’s Minister of Economy, Industry and Commerce in the late 1970s and started a cut flower business in the early 1980s.