Carlos Avendano - Agronomist Engineer

Production Manager at Elite Flower Farmers SAS



Current location


Work category

General Management



Profile Activity

I am an agronomist expert with more than 20 years of experience with creativity and resourcefulness as key skills. I consider myself a very responsible and focused person. I also have experience in managing human resources with a high degree of empathy, orientation to teamwork and achieving goals.

Carlos Avendano's Professional Experience

2013 - Present

Elite Flower Farmers SAS - Production Manager

Agronomist with capacity and ability to direct agribusiness companies, extensive experience in technical management of crops, financial analysis and management of human talent; My greatest expertise is in the flower industry in the direction of agro-industrial projects, organizing effective work teams aimed at achieving organizational goals. Excellent interpersonal skills and strong leadership skills, resourcefulness and creativity.

Technical crop management of Chrysanthemums, Alstroemeria, Stock, Delphinium, Gypsophila, Gerbera, Snapdragon, Stock, Stock spray, butterfly Aster, Japanese Aster, Bupleurum, Campanula medium, Sunflower, Sweet Williams, Ornamental Kales, Standard Clavel, Minicarnation. With experience of over 20 years.

Other areas of management: Deciduous Fruit and Vegetable crops.

2006 - 2013

JARDINES DE CHIA S.A.S. - Farm Manager

General Administration of the Company; Production Planning, Budgeting production costs, labor and investment. Planning and Control of the general maintenance of the property or Tracking control product quality, production costs and labor, plant management and fertigation of crops, technical coordination of crops Chrysanthemums, Alstroemeria, Stock and Delphinium. Control and monitor the implementation of policies of Human, Environmental, Safety and Management of legal type. Coordination of Production and directions Postharvest.

2003 - 2006

AMERICAFLOR LTDA. - Farm manager

Planning and production control, management and technical coordination of Jardines de Colombia Ltda farm; Planning and control of production budgets, costs and labor. Coordination of the administrative process of the company; Monitoring and control of production, financial and personal indicators. Technical coordination of crops Gypsophila, Gerbera, Snapdragon, Stock, Stock spray, butterfly Aster, Japanese Aster, Bupleurum, Campanula medium, Sunflower, Sweet Williams, Kales.

2001 - 2003

AMERICAFLOR LTDA - Production chief

Execution and Control of the production programs and Minicarnation Standard Clavel; Planning and Control Programs Integrated Pest and Disease Management Integrated Irrigation and fertilization; Coordination and monitoring program administration, and training of human talent. Monitoring and Control program general maintenance of farm; organization and control program of integrated management of waste vegetable of the farm; coordination and supervision of the program of preparing hydroponic beds carnation and roses.

1991 - 2001

Floramérica S.A - Head of production

Planning and implementing programs in the production of Carnationl; Program performance Integrated Pest and Disease Management; program management of fertilization and irrigation on soil and hydroponics system; Postharvest handling; Running maintenance programs machinery and general maintenance of the farm; Management Vermiculture and composting program.

Key Skills
Formation and establishment of the Garden Villa del Valle LTDA in Boyacá. Manual Preparation of Standard Carnation growing. Implementation of a hydroponic system Standard Clavel. Program Management
1999 - 2000

Universidad Pedagogica y Tecnologica de Colombia - Chair professor of floriculture

Training program for students in the area of floriculture

Key Skills
Professor Teacher

Carlos Avendano's Education and Qualifications


Certificate - Developing management skills for excellence in execution: Concepts and Management Tools

Universidad de Los Andes


Certificate - Management Tools

INALDE Business School


Certificate - Management Competency Development for Productivity and Sustainability of Floriculture

INALDE Business School


Certificate - Indispensable elements in modern management

Universidad de La Sabana


Certificate - Seminar on Nutrition and Horticulture Fertigation

Universidad Nacional de Colombia


Certificate - Technical Administration of Flowers: Management Techniques, macroeconomic environment, the floriculture sector business, basic marketing principles and negotiation theory and practice of international trade

Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano


Certificate - Time Management and Effective Work Meetings

Camara de Comercio de Bogota


Certificate - Strategic management

Universidad de Los Andes


Bachelor/Degree - Agronomical Engineering

Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia

President of the University´s ecological group
academic recognition in the areas of plant pathology, physiology and nutrition of plants.

Carlos Avendano's Additional Information



I would like to be able to share my experience in field crops along with being able to spread the knowledge that I have acquired and working with the rural community.