JORGE CASTRILLON IS APPOINTED AS GENERAL MANAGER
We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Jorge Castrillon as General Manager. In this role, Jorge will be
responsible for driving rapid innovation and new business development with the goal of identifying strategic growth
opportunities, solidifying relationships with valued customers, overseeing daily operations and enhancing FFS’s global
presence within the Lucta organization.
Born in Colombia, Jorge holds a BA in Engineering of Agro-Industrial Production from the Universidad de La Sabana in
Colombia and an EMBA from the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business. Jorge joins FFS-Lucta with
over twenty-five years of sales leadership experience from various organizations within the flavor industry such as
Monsanto, Firmenich, Griffith Foods, Kerry and Synergy Flavors.
Most recently, Jorge served as Vice President of Strategic Global Accounts at Synergy Flavors. In this role, he
spearheaded the development of the Global Account Management Strategy and supported the Meat & Savory Business
Integration process. Prior to Synergy Flavors, Jorge Castrillon was the VP of Sales at Innova Flavors a Griffith Foods
Company. In this role Jorge worked in the evolution of the sales culture and processes and was also responsible for the
development and execution of the local and international sales strategy.
“I am happy to be part of the FFS-Lucta team. It is a company with an amazing history and legacy. The number one asset
at FFS-Lucta is its people and I am sure that together we will be able to take FFS-Lucta to the next level,” said Jorge. Our industry is facing challenges never seeing before, but with the right people, attitude and drive we will achieve our
personal and business objectives. I look forward to continue to be part of the FFS-Lucta success story.”