Tariq Farid is the Founder and CEO of Edible Arrangements International, a global company based in Connecticut. In this position, he is responsible for setting the global business’s strategic direction across the U.S. and internationally.
Mr. Farid began his life in the US at age 11, when his family immigrated from Pakistan. He began his career as an entrepreneur at the age of 17, opening his own flower shop with a loan from his parents. After growing his flower shop into 4 locations, he began his next two ventures – A fruit distribution software company and Edible Arrangements in East Haven, CT.
Join the World Affairs Council of Connecticut for a luncheon with an entrepreneur who grew his business from a single store in Connecticut in 1999 to a global company with 11,100 stores in 14 countries today!
When: February 26th, 2015, from 12 – 1:30 pm
Where: The Hartford Club, 46 Prospect Street,Hartford, CT
Registration online at www.ctwac.org (Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more)