Commodity Board Europe GmbH

Michael Gütlich

Michael Gütlich has a long history in commodity trading. Commodity Board Management goes back to Nungesser GmbH, founded in 1775 and is one of the oldest trading companies in the world. Michael Gütlich started his career in 1994 at Elite, a company of the Limagrain Group. After three years, in 1997, Michael Gütlich decided to leave the group and, together with other shareholders, bought Market Nungesser GmbH from the Limagrain Group. 
In 2009, Michael Gütlich founded and developed the news service for bakery seeds and dried fruits, "the Auditor". In 2010, Dedere AG was founded in Switzerland, a technology company that developed trading via an internet platform. In 2018, the company was sold in an asset deal to KMC Auditor GmbH, where Michael was also a managing director and shareholder. In 2021, Michael Gütlich left the company to found Commodity Board Europe. 

Commodity Board India

Meghna Thakkar

Meghna graduated in Commerce from Delhi University in 2003 and immediately started working in her father's company. From 2005, Meghna worked in the export-import industry for five years as an Export Executive at Vaghasia Exports, an exporter of food products. Gradually, Meghna took over the position of Export Manager at Aashray Impex, gaining valuable experience. After that, Meghna started her own business, took all the challenges, and established her company Mark Overseas in 2010, supporting agricultural products' export and import. Meghna work with over 50 countries in the agricultural sector. Since 2021, Meghna has supported Commodity Board India with her team, dedication and expertise.

Commodity Board Türkiye

Ibrahim Zavlak

After graduating from Alanya Ayşe Melahat Erkin Anatolian High School in 2001, Ibrahim studied public administration at Konya Selçuk University for four years. After graduating successfully, Ibrahim worked in the banking sector at Türk Ekonomi Bankası and Finansbank. Since 2011, Ibrahim has worked as a trade registrar at the Manisa Chamber of Commerce and Industry. As a representative of the Chamber of Commerce, he organized international trade fairs for business people, to which he also accompanied them. The Red Crescent became aware of his organizational talent in bringing people together and offered him a new challenge. As director of the Red Crescent, he acquired essential new knowledge in dealing with people and organizations. At the beginning of 2022, he was approached by the Commodity Board Europe to introduce himself to the establishment of the Commodity Board Turkey. Ibrahim Zavlak accepted this challenge with enthusiasm.