Pepe Fanjul, Jr. is Vice President of Fanjul Corp. and Executive Vice President of Florida Crystals Corporation, where his responsibilities include government relations, corporate communications, land development and real estate investments.
Fanjul Corp., the parent of the Fanjul group of companies, including Florida Crystals, is a privately held diversified agricultural, real estate, resort and power generating company with global operations and holdings in North America, the Caribbean and Europe. Fanjul Corp. owns 400,000 acres of land, including the world-renowned 7,000-acre Casa de Campo resort in the Dominican Republic. Fanjul Corp. can produce more than 7 million tons of sugar per year and has $5 billion in annual revenues.
Florida Crystals Corporation is a leading sugar producer and the United States’ first fully integrated cane sugar company, guiding its sugar from the field to the table through the brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Florida Crystals® and Tate & Lyle®. Florida Crystals owns and operates the largest biomass renewable energy facility in North America, which powers its sugar operations as well as 60,000 homes. Florida Crystals pioneered organic sugar cane farming in the country and remains the sole producer of certified organic sugar 100% made in the USA. Because of the company’s eco-friendly practices, Florida Crystals® natural and organic sugars are the first certified CarbonFree® sugar products in the world, which means they have a carbon neutral footprint. Fanjul Corp. and Florida Crystals are headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Prior to joining Fanjul Corp. and Florida Crystals, Mr. Fanjul was a principal at several investment banking firms, including Rhone Group LLC.
Mr. Fanjul presently serves on the boards of Florida Crystals Corporation; American Sugar Refining, Inc.; Central Romana Corporation (Casa de Campo); BlueGate Partners, LLC; the Sugar Association (former Chairman) and is President of the Florida Sugar Cane League.
Mr. Fanjul holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA from the University of Miami.