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BRC Global Standards announce two new members of the BRC team in the Americas

LONDON, 2014-2-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Global Standards are pleased to announce two new members of the BRC team in the Americas. Luis Arturo Saucedo based in Mexico and Miguel Gortari based in Uruguay, both long term supporters of the BRC Global Standards program, will act as a local contact points and provide local technical expertise for businesses in South America.

Luis Arturo Saucedo has many years’ experience in the food industry, specifically in the area of food safety program development and food safety auditing. Luis is a BRC Approved Training Provider, speaking both Spanish and English, and is based in Puebla, Mexico. Luis works closely with the industry, certification partners and the Government in Mexico in many aspects of food safety.

Miguel Gortari has been involved in the food industry for over 25 years, he is an expert in food safety and audit methodology with a background in both veterinary sciences and formal audit specialization. Miguel is a BRC Approved Training Provider (since 2003), speaking both English and Spanish. He is based in Montevideo, Uruguay and works throughout Latin America in a wide range of industries.

Mark Proctor CEO of BRC Global Standards said “I’m delighted that we have been able to strengthen our team in South America. With these appointments, BRC Global Standards demonstrates its commitment to the development of food safety certification throughout Latin America which is an important growth market for us. These additional resources will enable BRC to continue to grow the certification program while maintaining the high level of rigour, integrity and customer service that BRC Global Standards is recognised for.”

Notes to Editors:

About the BRC’s Global Standards
BRC Global Standards are the world’s biggest provider of safety and quality Standards’ Programs for food manufacture, packaging, storage and distribution. BRC Global Standards are generated with the help of technical specialists, retailers, manufacturers and certification bodies from around the world, so everything is based on practicality, rigour and clarity.

The BRC Global Standards certification scheme offer comprehensive support to help new and established businesses to achieve and maintain their quality and safety aims.

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