Mr. Strohschoen has served as President of Alliance One since September 12, 2018. Prior to joining the company’s executive team, Mr. Strohschoen served as Regional Director for the Company’s South American region from 2010 – 2018, and Regional Financial Director for South America from 2008-2010. Mr. Strohschoen brings extensive operational and sales experience to the role as the company’s tobacco division continues to optimize its global footprint and capitalizes on opportunities to meet the evolving needs of tobacco product manufacturers.
Mr. Kayes has served as Executive Vice President – Business Relationship Management and Leaf since July 1, 2014, having previously served as Regional Director – Africa from February 2011 through June 2014. Mr. Kayes joined the Company in 1988 and held various positions throughout Africa before serving as Managing Director of the Alliance One’s Tanzanian subsidiary from June 2007 until January 2011, when he was appointed Regional Director – Africa.