About Us

Company Overview

ADDIS Exporter was founded in 1972 and today is one of the oldest and most respected privately held coffee export company in Ethiopia. In four decades of business, we have earned a reputation as a trusted and reliable business partner committed to bringing our customers the highest quality coffee at competitive prices. Our management team has more than 100 years of combined experience in exporting high quality Ethiopian coffee.

Management Team

Mamo Telila, Founder and President

Mr. Telila has worked in the coffee industry for over 50 years. Prior to Addis Exporter, he was the export manager for the Coffee and Leather Division of Biss Company, the largest privately held company in Ethiopia at the time.

Michael Mamo, Managing Director

Mr. Mamo has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a master's degree in Information Systems from Pace University in the United States. He has been in charge of the day-to-day operations of Addis Exporter for the past eight years and currently serves as an Executive Board member for the Ethiopian Exporters Association.

Dawit Demissie, Director of Quality Control & Purchases

Mr. Demissie has been with the company for over 20 years and holds a certificate as a Q-Grader and Star Cupper.

Elias Yifter, Director of Finance & Accounting

Mr. Yifter has a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Unity University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He has been with the company for the past four years.

Brook Mamo, North American Representative

Mr. Mamo has a master's degree in Finance from the University of Baltimore in the United States and serves as our representative for the North American market and is also in charge of our futures trading activities.