Kendu Appoints Daniel Cortazar to New Managing Director
Daniel Cortazar has been appointed Managing Director of Kendu In-Store Visual Solutions, and will oversee all business operations in the US and LATAM. Cortazar joins Kendu with more than 10 years of experience leading multidisciplinary teams and expanding business opportunities, backed by extensive industrial knowledge.
Since entering the American market in 2015, Kendu has grown from a two-person start-up to a team of over 30 US-based employees working in Sales, Project Management, Administration, Manufacturing, and Printing in their 50,000 sq. ft. production facilities in Doral, Florida. As an Engineer in Industrial Organization with a Diploma in Foreign Trade, Cortazar brings his results-orientated leadership to Kendu’s US team.
“I am excited to lead Kendu in its next chapter for the US and LATAM markets. Under the leadership of David Lopez, Kendu has enjoyed immense company growth. My key objectives for Kendu’s continued growth are to employ tactical market development, engage in strategic business planning and optimize our Miami manufacturing facilities,” Cortazar said.
Cortazar previously held the position of Regional General Manager US & LATAM in Arflu for six years and was based in the US. Prior to moving to the US, he was the Industrial Director & Operations Director for Uniblok and Knock (Velatia). He has a deep understanding of retail having launched his own fashion wholesale business 10 years ago. Cortazar completed ThePowerMBA in 2019 and speaks four languages fluently.
“I am pleased to announce Daniel as Managing Director of Kendu US and LATAM. His commercial sensitivity and leadership capacity is what Kendu requires to solidify the company as a leading supplier for in-store visual solutions,” said Joseba Egaña, Founder of Kendu In-Store Visual Solutions.
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