Sourcing and Distributing Premium Product Globally
Alexander Ersoff has been working in the food distribution business for the past 8 years. His expertise in the business ranges from global partnerships and distribution, food safety, business development, in addition to others. He has successfully collaborated with companies domestically and internationally to comprehensively procure and distribute various food items catered to each customer’s specific needs. Prior to that, he had been working in Real Estate with an emphasis on development. He studied Finance at Loyola Marymount University, has a Masters of Science in Real Estate from Pepperdine University, and is currently obtaining his Executive MBA from Pepperdine as well. He resides in Los Angeles, CA.
Ted Kaplan has been in the produce business his whole life. His roots in the business date back over 100 years. His grandmother, Dora Kaplan, was one of the founders of the Los Angeles Produce Market. His father went on to create two of the most well-known produce companies on the West Coast. Today, Ted still owns and operates one of the largest and most reputable produce companies in the United States, Professional Produce, in addition to being a partner at EKK. His expertise in the business ranges from grower and customer relations, logistics, and knowing how to properly manage a globally successful food business. He resides in Los Angeles, CA.
June-Kyu Kim has been focused on various aspects of the food business for many years. His family was the first to successfully introduce companies such as Burger King and Little Caesar’s to South Korea over 20 years ago. His expertise in the business has given him extensive knowledge in sourcing and procuring local product year round. Additionally, his family has introduced many other global companies to the Korean market including Disney, Ralph Lauren, and Guess. They have offices throughout Asia for their various business endeavors. He has a social anthropology degree from St. Andrews in Scotland and an MBA from Korea University. He currently resides in Seoul, South Korea.