Nagisa Manabe, Chief Operating Officer

Nagisa Manabe, Chief Operating Officer

River Stoan Farm

Nagisa Manabe and her husband Oscar own and operate a small organic produce and egg farm in Kingston, New Jersey.  In her professional life, Nagisa has experience in marketing, sales and innovation.  Presently she is President of Nurri USA Inc., the US subsidiary of a Sardinian Cheese producer.  Prior to that, she was the Head of Marketing and Development for Godiva Chocolatier and a Global President at Ipsos, a leading consumer research company.  From 2012-2015, Nagisa was the Chief Marketing and Sales Officer of the United States Postal Service, leading a 1600 person department and reporting directly to the Postmaster General.  Since beginning her marketing and sales career in 1991 at Procter & Gamble, Manabe has held a variety of key marketing and innovation leadership positions while working on the marketing and new product development for more than 30 brands at Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Unilever Bestfoods North America, Campbell’s, Diageo, Coca Cola, and Godiva.