Marco Pratt

Global Product
Integrity Director

JTI Global Supply Chain Agronomy

As a manager, he knows what he talks about. This is the first thing, most important thing, because you must work with people, and you must show them and demonstrate that you know the job. And certainly, also a leader: he is not somebody that is shy to say to the people what to do and how to do it. He is very demanding, very precise, but he is also very fair and correct.
He knows the process from the fields, from the seedling beds to the finished product, to selling to the cigar companies. Normally you are a good technician, or you are a good businessman, but he had the two together and the Dutch people are usually good Businessman.
Absolutely, Ad is one of the top experts worldwide, for me is the number one. Okay. Number one.