ICT Welcomes Robert Babington Smith

Intercontinental Coffee Trading
110 West A Street Suite 110, San Diego CA 92101

Intercontinental Coffee Trading Welcomes Robert Babington Smith
SAN DIEGO, CA, September 18, 2017 – Intercontinental Coffee Trading is pleased to announce that Robert Babington Smith has joined the company in the position of Senior Green Coffee Trader.

Mr. Smith has over 20 years of varied experience working in the specialty coffee industry and at origin. Most recently Mr. Babington Smith was General Manager for 32 Cup North America. Previously he worked as Trading Manager for Volcafe Specialty Coffee, where he started Volcafe trading operations for the U.S. East Coast and Canada in 2004. Prior to 2004 Mr. Smith worked at Chemonics, Cooperative Business International (CBI), and The Cooperative League of the United States of America (CLUSA) with a focus on developing markets for high-quality sustainable coffees from small producers in Central America.

“We are extremely enthusiastic about the opportunity to have Robert Babington Smith join us as a new member of the ICT Coffee team.” Intercontinental CEO and founder Lisa Colon said. “Robert’s profound experience in the coffee industry will be invaluable in our efforts to expand our market share in North America.”

“I am very much looking forward to joining Lisa and the ICT team.” Mr. Babington Smith noted. “Over the years we have worked together in friendly competition, and I have always been impressed with their exceptional customer service. As part of the Hamburg Coffee group they are well acquainted with many of the best independent origin suppliers, and I look forward to re-connecting with many old colleagues and forging new partnerships.”

Mr. Smith may be reached at RBS@ictcoffee.com.

Daniel Green
Marketing Director
Intercontinental Coffee Trading

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