Vision Import Group Adds Alberto Obregon as Director of Global Procurement
- by Melissa De Leon Chavez
HACKENSACK, NJ - Alberto Obregon is joining Vision Import Group’s stand-out team as its new Director of Global Procurement. In his new role, Obregon will oversee all aspects of sourcing product, while also managing and maintaining the company’s relationships with its grower partners.
“I’m very excited to be part of the Vision Import Group team now. This is a great company full of very talented and professional people in every area. The human side of the company is something very attractive to all involved,” Obregon said. “It is exciting to have this opportunity to work alongside old friends within the company and on the growers’ side. All this meets my values and makes me enjoy what I do every day; it is a great feeling to be part of this great team."
Obregon brings a wealth of experience to the Director of Global Procurement position. According to a press release, his field, packing house, post-harvest process, food safety, and import/export experience spanning more than 20 years will complement what Vision Import Group already provides while also creating more efficiencies.
Over the course of his career, Obregon has spent 10 years (1997-2007) working for Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture in Mexico, Chile, South Africa, and the U.S. and coordinating, developing, and consulting on bilateral international agreements for fresh fruit export programs. In addition, Obregon spent 13 years (2007-2019) directing the general operation, coordinating production fields, developing and operating packing plans, and managing export and domestic programs at a private citrus company in Mexico.
“We feel privileged to have Alberto join our company. His addition will galvanize our grower relationships while complementing our companies’ values and goals,” said Ronnie Cohen, Principal.
Obregon has a degree in Agronomy from Antonio Narro University in Mexico and a master’s in Environmental Technology.
Congratulations to Alberto Obregon on his new position!