Our business is built on team effort and a common vision of excellence defines our team.
– Managing director and marketing Russia/Middle East/Far East
Zest Fruit founder Freek is a veteran in the fruit industry, having worked at well-known companies for many years prior to establishing the company. A family man, he enjoys fishing and is a big sport fan.
– Executive director and marketing Europe/Japan/Canada
B Comm (Hons) Fin Management, MBA
Having joined Zest at inception, Maarten has been in the fruit industry since 1994. His hobby is the fruit industry.
– Supply chain manager
BSc Horticulture, MBL (Unisa)
Previously GM of a logistics company, Rory is a trail runner. His hobbies are radio control pattern aerobatics and hunting.
– Logistics manager (EU)
B Comm (Hons)
Santie worked at a fresh produce exporter before joining Zest in 2012. A freshwater angler, her hobby is handcrafts and travelling.