Mr. Shiraz H., is Assistant Vice President, Procurement, at AVT McCormick Ingredients Private Ltd. He is based out of Cochin and has been with the company for more than three years. In his current role, he leads a team of Category specialists and Agri experts, managing the sourcing and fulfilment operations of the company. Shiraz has a rich background in strategic sourcing, supply chain and operations management. His area of expertise spans Agri- Business, Food, Pharma and Process manufacturing. Over a career spanning 22 years, he has worked in leadership roles with different companies in the private sector.] With AVT McCormick, he has been focused on shaping and driving initiatives to improve sustainability and quality across various crop value chains that support the company's product portfolio. During WSC 2023, he will presenting on Global production and Global supply and demand; India production footprint; India Supply : Drivers of growth; Pricing and Arrivals; Chilli Crop year 2023 updates; and AVT McCormick Red pepper program focus areas.