About Our Global Team

Our team is an end-to-end team that comprises of experts and core skills from women empowerment, global logistics, farm production, production R&D, sourcing, procurement, cultural understanding, cross border M&A, strategy, digital, through to sales and marketing.

Janica Southwick

The Nordics Taste Co. – Global

 

  • Woman Leader and Global CEO
  • 20+ years Japan Image Advisor to large corporates
  • Chairman Advisor to top 3 logistics companies in Japan
  • Cultural specialist
  • Speaker and MC
  • Presenter
  • Educator at Universities
  • Training and education
  • Proud owner of spa and beauty salons in 5 Star hotels
  • American, 20+ years in Japan

Gavin McClearly

The Nordics Taste Co. – USA

  • CEO – USA
  • 20+ years in farmland advisory
  • Consultant to agriculture products and services development
  • Sustainability and cultural awareness
  • Deep connections into sports health
  • American

Fabian JB Wong

The Nordics Taste Co. – Asia

  • CEO – Asia and Group COO
  • 20+ years in Professional Services
  • Board Member for 2 Big 4 Professional Services firm
  • Specialist in Digital
  • Digital marketing
  • M&A
  • Creative Director
  • Chartered Accountant, UK
  • British, Asian background

Morten Ruud

The Nordics Taste Co. – Europe

  • Nordics Products Specialist
  • 40+ years in production
  • Multiple award winning products development
  • 3rd generation owner of largest farmland in Norway
  • Respected entrepreneur and proud owner of one of the best berry farms in Norway and perhaps the entire Nordics
  • Norway

Thomas Rudd

The Nordics Taste Co. – Europe

  • Nordics Products Specialist (son of Morten)
  • 15+ years in production
  • Multiple award winning products development
  • 4th generation owner of largest farmland in Norway
  • Respected entrepreneur and proud owner of one of the best berry farms in Norway and perhaps the entire Nordics