Senior Vice President of Trading LATAM
Bensi Gonzalez was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. At the age of 17 he relocated to The United States where he has lived for over 20 years. Mr. Gonzalez graduated from New England Business College in 2001. In
Mr. Gonzalez worked at Mercotraders of Miami, Florida for more than 12 years developing LATAM sourcing of various Agro-Commodities with a significant focus throughout the vast palm oil industry. His main lines of business was specific to purchasing and tolling palm fruit, supplying fertilizers to the palm plantations and purchasing and distribution of crude palm oil and various palm oil derivatives into the world market.
In 2019, Mr. Gonzalez joined Universal Green Commodities as Senior Vice President of Trading LATAM. With his extensive background throughout Latin America and tri-lingual fluency in Spanish, English and Portuguese, Mr. Gonzalez brings to UGC the market savvy, extensive network, logistical know-how and cultural diversity to service the LATAM market for UGC and its initiatives.