Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> October 11, 1999

Soren Bjorn – The Unimark Group Inc (unmg)

SOREN BJORN has served as Director of The UniMark Group, Inc. since September 1998 and as President and CEO of the company and of UniMark Foods, Inc. since August 1998. Mr. Bjorn has served as Secretary of the company since December 1998. In addition, he serves as Vice President of UniMark Foods Europe, Ltd., and as President of Simply Fresh Fruit, Inc. and UniMark International. From May 1996 to August 1998, Mr. Bjorn served as Vice President of Operations of the company. From January 1997 to August 1998, Mr. Bjorn served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of UniMark Foods, Inc. From January 1995 to May 1996, Mr. Bjorn served as Director of Operations for UniMark Foods, Inc. and from January 1993 to January 1995, he served as Product Manager for UniMark Foods, Inc.'s Sunfresh' brand product line. Mr. Bjorn received a Master's degree in Business Administration from Texas Christian University in 1997 and a Business Administration degree in Marketing from Baylor University in 1992. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a brief overview, and a history of the

company just to set the stage for the readers?

Mr. Bjorn: UniMark Group is a vertically integrated fruit company that