Our Team

Phillip David Greenberg, President

IngredienTrade NY Headquarters

Phil, a 25 year-veteran of international food trade, oversees operations at IngredienTrade’s New York headquarters and manages business development and supply efforts. Phil founded IngredienTrade in 2000, having previously founded and managed Metro Trade, Inc., a company that sourced food ingredients primarily for large brokering companies who in turn marketed the products to leading US and European brands. In 2000, Phil assembled a team to sell directly to end-clients, and incorporated the new initiative under the name, IngredienTrade. Prior to Metro Trade, Phil managed his family’s business, which had imported and distributed food products since the early 1950′s. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in international studies and did advanced academic work including Ph. D. studies in international economics at the London School of Economics, and taught at the university level. He lives in Midtown Manhattan with his wife, a psychoanalyst, and is an avid fan of classical music, opera, and the Cleveland Indians.

Le Thi Hong Thai, General Manager  

Vietnam

Mrs. Thai is the General Manager of IngredienTrade Vietnam Representative Office. She has a university degree in international trade and over 30 years of experience in this business. Having worked in export management for the Vietnamese state food import-export company Vegetexco previously, Mrs. Thai is a well respected figure in the industry. Outside of the office, she enjoys her spare time with her husband, an internationally recognized pathologist, and her children.

WuTao, Regional Manager 

Asia

WuTao graduated from Xi’An Union University in 1993 where he specialized in English and received his Bachelors degree of Administration from Northwest University of Xi’An in 2002. Prior to IngredienTrade, he worked as the Export Manager of Xi’An Asia Qin Fruit Co., Ltd from 1999-2003. WuTao is an active and innovative man, with strong communication, negotiation, and management skills. Having specialized in juice, dried fruit and the vegetable industries in China, WuTao has widespread contacts with the premiere producers throughout the region. In his spare time he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.