JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, March 7, 2012 /Stanford Who’s Who/ — Stanford Who’s Who is proud to welcome Marianna Theyse to the distinguished ranks of leading professionals as a result of her exceptional effort in the agriculture industry. As General Manager of the Fresh Produce Importers Association, as well as throughout her brilliant professional career, Marianna has consistently displayed the vision, dedication, and diligence necessary to be considered among the best.
Established in 2010, the Fresh Produce Importers Association (FPIA) is a nonprofit organization which aims to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the South African import sector. The organization provides services related to the importation of fresh fruit and vegetables into South Africa with a specific focus on sanitary and phytosanitary compliance and capacity development. They also provide an effective mechanism for members to engage with regulatory authorities in a coordinated and informed manner.
In addition to running the FPIA, Marianna serves as Managing Member of the PhytoSolutions Consultancy, which provides technical assistance and various services in the sanitary and phytosanitary field with a special focus on pest risk analysis and market access. During her collegiate career, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Entomology and a Master of Science degree from the University of Pretoria, graduating with Honors.
To view more information on Marianna Theyse click here