Mr Robério Oliveira Silva, Executive Director of the ICO, passes away at age 53
31 December 2016
The International Coffee Organization announces, with great sadness, the passing of the Executive Director, Mr Robério Oliveira Silva, on 30 December 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Mr Silva’s dedication to the coffee community was exceptional and he will be deeply missed.
Our thoughts and condolences are with his family at this sad time.
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