Tom de Bruin joined GrainPro, Inc. in 2002 as Vice President of Marketing & Sales. In 2007 he opened the manufacturing plant in Subic Bay where he assumed the role of President and CEO of GrainPro Philippines, a subsidiary of GrainPro, Inc. Born in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Tom received his master’s degree in Hebrew and Aramaic languages and literature, Jewish history, and philosophy at Leyden State University, Netherlands. To pursue post-graduate studies, he relocated to Israel and continued at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He further studied psychotherapy, human resources management and international marketing. For the last 25 year Tom actively is involved in the marketing and sales of relevant drying and storage solutions, using modified atmosphere. He has extensive experience in building markets in the developing world. While working for GrainPro Inc., the company has established itself as a world leader in the field.