Dutch Flower Group (DFG) announces exciting changes to DFG Africa’s management team

Pictured left to right are Jelle Griffioen, Mercy Langlat and Grace Mwaura. The DFG Africa team will of course be present at the DFG stand at the upcoming IFTEX fair, takinge place from 4 to 6 June at the Oshwal Center in Nairobi.

Dutch Flower Group (DFG), touted as the world’s largest floral wholesalere, has announced exciting changes to the management of its Kenyan branch office, DFG Africa, which opened more than 20 years ago in the direct vicinity of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.  

Dutch Flower Group Africa (DFG Africa) focuses on supply chain management for the Dutch Flower Group companies, organising quality controls in the supply chain and planning of programs at the affiliated flower farms in Kenya.

The organisation currently consists of 40 employees, who work from modern office facilities next to the international airport in Nairobi.

The management team of Dutch Flower Group Africa (DFG Africa) will have a new composition as of February 1, 2024. Mercy Langat has been appointed general manager of DFG Africa. She has been associated with the organisation as operations manager for many years. In her role, she reports to Marco Verheul, director strategic sourcing at DFG.

Grace Mwaura was recently appointed supply chain manager. She has also been active within DFG Africa for many years and has a wide expertise in the field of quality management.

Jelle Griffioen is responsible for managing Packed At Source Africa, recently opened in Tilisi. Both Grace and Jelle in their respective roles report to Mercy Langat.

With increasingly closer cooperation with Kenyan growers, the growth of packed at source activities and an increase in logistics flows by sea freight the organization is once again positioned for the future.

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