DiMuto welcomes Julie Escobar as the new Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer
- DiMuto, a global AgriFood Trade Solutions company, further strengthens its executive leadership with the appointment of Nexus Agrotec’s Founder & President Julie Escobar as its Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer, who will be strategically advising DiMuto on all commercial & strategic areas of global growth.
- Julie Escobar brings two decades of fresh produce industry experience to DiMuto with deep expertise in business development and export opportunities from Latin America to Europe and Asia. Her latest experience includes Senior Vice President of Partnerships at Renewable Resources Group, a stint as Vice President of Global Sales for Sun World International and overseeing international new business development for C.H. Robinson Worldwide.
- Mrs. Escobar will be responsible for expanding DiMuto’s key commercial activities including global business development and go-to-market strategic execution. Mrs. Escobar will work closely with DiMuto’s Global Executive with the aim of accelerating DiMuto’s market presence in the US and Latin America markets.
- The new addition to DiMuto’s Executive team comes off the back of the company’s Series A funding round late last year, and follows client wins and expansion including PT Sewu Segar Nusantara and SunMoon Food.
Singapore, 25 January 2022 – DiMuto, a global AgriFood Trade Solutions company that provides
end-to-end supply chain visibility for global AgriFood businesses, appointed Julie Escobar, Founder and President of Nexus Agrotec, as its Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer. Effective immediately, the pivotal new role will provide strategic leadership across the business and accelerate DiMuto’s market presence in the United States and Latin America region.
Leveraging two decades of fresh produce experience to the DiMuto team, Escobar will shape and define DiMuto’s strategy, priorities, and long-term direction in its key markets with her expertise in developing multimillion-dollar global business success and effectively leading international project teams across multiple lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and culture.
“We are excited to partner with the Nexus Agrotec team, currently led by Julie. On our journey of international scalability, Julie’s experience is critical to our ability to grow and service our existing and new customer accounts,” said Gary Loh, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DiMuto. “Julie is an outstanding veteran leader in the fresh produce industry and has helped companies achieve tremendous growth with domestic and international opportunities. I believe that she will be a valuable addition to get DiMuto to our next stage.”
Prior to her current position as Founder and President of Nexus Agrotec, a consulting firm helping AgTech businesses to expand sales growth around the world, Julie Escobar was the Senior Vice President of Partnerships at Renewable Resources Group, overseeing strategic investments in sustainable agriculture in countries such as Mexico, Colombia, and Peru. Before that, she was the Vice President of Global Sales for Sun World International, where she was instrumental in elevating the Sun World brand and building their export team.
In addition, Julie Escobar is the Co-Founder and President of Global Women Fresh, a global non-profit organization working to close the gender divide in the produce industry and provide opportunities for Women in Produce to network, connect and learn across the fresh food supply chain.
“DiMuto is uniquely equipped to help produce companies overcome the challenges of operating the ‘Messy Middle’ of international supply chains with its strong suite of trade solutions. The commitment to drive positive changes in the global agriculture landscape with data by using solutions that truly cater to how the industry operates is something I am proud to now be a part of,” said Julie Escobar, Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer of DiMuto. “I strongly believe that what DiMuto has to offer will provide great benefits to the different stakeholders in the agriculture industry. I cannot wait to help shape and drive the company forward.” The latest addition to DiMuto’s Executive team comes off the back of the company’s Series A funding round late last year and follows several industry partnerships with companies such as PT Sewu Segar Nusantara and SunMoon Food in Asia.
DiMuto provides agrifood companies with data they can see and trust, down to every single product of every trade, where they can easily see all that is happening for every trade transaction in an organized manner, on one single platform.
DiMuto simplifies every step of global trade – from produce, trade to market, DiMuto provide sales, marketing, operations, financing and insurance tools so businesses can trade better.
Equipped with a data-backed growth roadmap, companies can now navigate the complex global trade
landscape with ease and focus on what matters – growing a thriving international business.
With Visible Trade, DiMuto powers companies and the world forward with confidence.
Since 2019, DiMuto has successfully tracked and traced over millions of pieces in produce and millions
in dollars of trade value on our platform, working with a global portfolio of clients in over ten countries
and five continents. DiMuto is founded by Chief Executive Officer Mr Gary Loh, who is also the
Executive Chairman of First Alverstone Group. For more information, please visit www.dimuto.io