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Ritza C. Almengor Afú

Regulatory Affairs Regional Director

 +507 264-8600

Obarrio Urbanization, PH Obarrio 60, Street 60, Floor 13, Panama City

Republic of Panama

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Ritza C. Almengor Afú

Sanitary Registration and Regulatory Affairs

She has a solid track record in the legal technical-administrative regulatory field, applied to the various categories of products: Food and beverages, food supplements, cosmetics and hygiene, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, among others. He is a Regulatory Specialist, with experience in obtaining, renewing and modifying sanitary records, transfers and cessions, nutritional labeling review, sanitary licenses and operating permits, technical training of regulatory requirements and processes, among others.

He joined Cedeno & Méndez in 2001 and established the foundations for the restructuring of the Regulatory Affairs Unit, leading the multicultural and multidisciplinary team of Panama, Central America and Colombia to date.

Ritza stands out for his ability and skill to perform in high-complexity matters, both in professional advice and in defending the interests of clients before the relevant authorities.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration with an emphasis on Customs from the University of Panama (2003).

Ritza is a member of the Panama Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture and AMCHAM Panama.

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