Nir Adar, Founder & President
With more than 25 years of culinary experience, Nir has an illustrious career as a food artist, stylist, and consultant to major consumer brands. Nir brings his extensive product knowledge, experience, and passion for the brand, as well as access to an extensive professional network, to his leadership role at Conics Foods. He is responsible for the Company’s vision and overall strategy, as well as product design, recipe development, manufacturing and R&D. Nir serves as the Company’s chief spokesperson.
Gertrude Allen, Marketing & Development
Gertrude has more than 20 years of experience as a marketing strategist in the consumer goods market. She has played a critical role in migrating Conics Foods from an R&D stage to a marketing and sales organization. Gertrude leverages her background in the fields of retail food, CPG, and venture capital. She is currently a Venture Partner with a global venture capital firm. She has held senior positions at Tasti D-Lite, Hill & Knowlton, GCI Europe, Dentsu/H.F.&P, and Nike Communications.
Manny Kivowitz, Board Director
Manny brings more than 20 years of business management experience, as well as a passion for food, to Conics Foods. He created and installed the business processes and systems that run the Company today. Manny led the Company through a successful fundraising effort. He played a pivotal role in establishing the Company’s manufacturing set-up, and helped guide the Company through two successful patent applications. Manny also helped establish many of the Company’s supplier relationships.