In his position as
Vice President of Marketing for Riviana Foods Inc., he is responsible
for developing, implementing, and controlling all of the marketing
programs for their branded consumer rice products, along with
full P+L responsibility. These products are marketed under
the brand names: Success and Mahatma Rice, among others. Riviana
Foods Inc., a multinational food company, is the largest marketer
of rice products in the USA.
Prior to joining Riviana in 1984, Mr. Galvani gained industrial
marketing experience in the five years he worked for Cameron
Iron Works, an equipment supplier to the Oil and Gas industry.
Mr. Galvani was responsible for product management, strategic
planning, and competitive analysis.
Mr. Galvani is also a trained arbitrator with 14 years of
experience arbitrating cases for the Houston Better Business
Bureau. Mr. Galvani volunteers on the Marketing committees
of the American Red Cross Houston Chapter, the Museum of Fine
Arts Houston, the Lighthouse of Houston and the Star of Hope
Mission. Mr. Galvani is also a certified Mystery Shopper and
an experienced focus group moderator.