May 31 - June 2, 2023 • Fort Lauderdale Convention Center • Fort Lauderdale, FL

Greg Kurkjian

— North America's Largest B2B Floral Show —

Greg Kurkjian, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Decowraps. Decowraps is a global leader in highly customized floral packaging solutions. Based in Miami, Florida, Decowraps has design, production, and distribution facilities spread across the globe in St. Louis, Miami, Bogota, Aalsmeer, Quito, Nairobi, China, and Vietnam. Greg is responsible for of all Decowraps marketing and sales efforts in North America, managing team members in digital marketing, trade marketing, sales analytics, product management, grower sales, and retail sales.

Before Decowraps Greg was EVP/General Manager with the Castellini Company. As General Manager of Crosset Company, a subsidiary of Castellini, Greg led a $200 million full-service fresh produce and floral distribution business, maintaining one of the nation’s largest inventories of organic produce East of the Mississippi River. At Crosset, Greg managed over two hundred associates from seven functional departments including Human Resources.

Greg gained valuable packaging and supply chain experience as Vice President Retail Sales North America, IFCO Systems, then a member of the Brambles family of companies, a $5.4 billion multi-national company operating in over 50 countries. IFCO is the global leader of pooled Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs), used to transport products from producers to leading grocery retailers worldwide.

Early in his career, Greg held multiple sales and marketing leadership roles in the produce industry with Mann’s Sunny Shores, Ready Pac Produce, and Fresh Express Farms serving the foodservice and retail channels with innovative value-added fresh produce.

Greg is an Alumni of the United Fresh Leadership program, he served as the Chairman of the Leadership Alumni Board from 2014 to 2016 and recognized by the group in 2019 with the Timothy Vaux Outstanding Leadership Award. Greg presently serves on the IFPA’s Floral Committee and the Political Advisory Committee.

He received his MBA from Loyola University Chicago and his undergraduate degree from Miami University of Ohio. Greg resides in Cincinnati, OH with his wife and four daughters.
 

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