MEET YOUR TEAM

MEET YOUR TEAM

Meet your future colleagues!

Our Hana employees are motivated, competent in their field, and eager to learn. Each of them is involved in making Hana the company it is today. It is why, in return, we are committed to investing in their learning and focusing on their career potential.

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Manelyn R.

Manelyn R.

Sushiwoman in Spain

Your career before Hana Group?
I used to work as a waitress in a Spanish restaurant.

An anecdote about you?
My colleagues call me a “cleaning maniac”, which I think is something we need in our job!

How was your integration at Hana Group?
I’ve started working at Hana Group without any idea of what was waiting for me, but by putting in a lot of effort I’ve learned how to make sushi quickly. The atmosphere at Hana Group is pretty much family-like: I love how if we need anything, in just one call, the managers will do their best to help us.

What motivates you the most at work?
Talking to our clients and hearing their compliments about how fresh, beautiful and tasty our products are. Their satisfaction makes me so proud.

A Hana Group product you’d like to try?
Honestly I’ve tried almost all of our products… Because I needed to in order to sell them well!

Charles T.

Charles T.

Kitchen Assistant in Luxembourg

Your career before Hana Group?
I worked for 4 years as a salesman assistant, followed by 4 years in my family’s restaurant as a second chef.

What is your passion?
I’m a car enthusiast!

What made you want to join Hana Group?
Discovering japanese cuisine and working outside of the family circle.

Can you summarize your job?
My job makes it necessary to be versatile for all tasks: temperature check, delivery notes collection, check unsold products, make reports, then start production with the team.
It’s a cool job with a great atmosphere.  I’m proud to say my team can rely on me.

What motivates you the most at work?
The good atmosphere, my colleagues, and then the work itself. It’s so different from the restaurant world, as we’re open to customer contact. It’s better than being locked in a kitchen!

A Hana Group product you like?
Crunch tuna!

Rinchai T.

Rinchai T.

Chef in Luxembourg

Your career before Hana Group?
I’ve worked for 3 years at the duty free shop in Bangkok International Airport.

What do you like to do outside of work?
I like to travel and chill on the beach!

One of the projects you are currently working on?
I’m currently working on having my own resort in Thailand for tourist.

Can you summarize your job?
As the leader and head chef, I take care of the team and the sushi production.

What motivates you the most on a daily basis?
Having a team that loves what they do every day, our boss’ positive attitude, and of course the great comments of our customers.

The final word: why join Hana Group?
Because they give a chance to people who deserve it.

Marco C.

Marco C.

Chef Trainer in Italy

Your career before Hana Group?
I’ve always worked in bars, and also in an ice cream shop.

An anecdote about you?
I’ve tried sushi for the first time only 2 years ago, and now I eat it all the time!

What made you want to join Hana Group?
I wanted to take up the challenge of trying a new job in a different environment.

Can you summarize your job?
I have to manage team work in order to meet the targets our Area Manager gives us. I have to make all checks to ensure that our corner is 100% meeting expected standards.

The first thing you do when you arrive at work?
Food safety checks.

What makes you most proud on a daily basis?
Working with a wonderful, enthusiastic team!

OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Ardenghi C. K.

Ardenghi C. K.

Area Manager in Italy

An anecdote about you?
My motto is: “You shouldn’t be afraid of falling, because you can always get up again”.

What do you like to do outside of work?
A lot of sports – football, basketball…

What was your career before Hana Group?
I used to be a nurse. Working for Hana Group was not easy at the beginning as it was a completely different job, but now I am really happy with the choice I made.

Can you summarize your job?
My job consists of people management and training. On a typical day, I check my emails, call all of my teams on duty, and then I star my tour of kiosks. Currently, I’m working on the analysis of sales flow.

How would you describe the atmosphere at Hana Group?
Good vibes!

Stuart P.

Stuart P.

Area Manager in the UK

Your career before Hana Group?
I started working in kitchens at an early age and worked my way up from a pot washer to an area manager.

An anecdote about you?
I once smashed 22 plates throwing one coconut.

If you had to summarize your job?
My job means trying to help lead my team to success, by managing KPIs and coaching my people. On a typical day I get up, check on my teams, check waste and set targets, check my emails, administration, head out for site audit, check production, then check my emails and orders one last time.

What makes you most proud on a daily basis?
Getting to the end of the day knowing I have been able to help and guide others that report in to me (this doesn’t have to be work-related)

What made you want to join Hana Group?
What drove me into joining Hana Group is actually its people. I’ve met people whose values matched mine, such as being firm but fair. Some of them are proof that honesty and hard work pay off.

One last question: a Hana Group product you like to try?
The Christmas Combo Box, it shows that each year we are still creating fresh and different sushi.

Aurélie B.

Aurélie B.

Regional Director in Belgium

Your career before Hana Group?
Before joining Hana Group, I did a bit of everything in the food industry (traditional restaurants, McDonald’s, Guapa…)

Do you have a passion?
I love horse riding.

What made you want to join Hana Group?
My taste for challenge!

Can you summarize a typical day in your posiiton?
On a typical day, I would start by analysing the previous day’s work, then go out for shop visits. I finish by dealing with emails – often from Area Managers – and staff requests. My biggest motivating factor is the well-being of my teams and the results.

What has your experience at Hana Group brought to you?
Dealing with varied missions and tasks gave me great versatility. You should definitely join Hana Group if you’re looking for a rewarding challenge.

Alexandre C.

Alexandre C.

Regional Director in France

Your career before Hana Group?
I spent 10 years in traditional catering.

An anecdote about you?
I don’t like rain!

If you had to summarize your job?
Managing a region of 70 sites, 70 retail partners, 330 employees, 10 sector managers, €30M annual turnover. It brought me versatility, autonomy, skills in remote multi-site management and BtoB partnership management.

What made you want to join Hana Group?
Its family atmosphere, mutual trust, autonomy, continuous development, and agility.

What makes you most proud on a daily basis?
The increase in the skills of the teams.

One last question: why join Hana Group?
You get on a high-speed train that has no station; hang on, the adventure begins!

SERVICE TO BUSINESS

Monica M.

Monica M.

HR Business Partner in Italy

Your career before Hana Group?
I worked in the UK as a Project Manager in the educational sector.

What do you like to do outside of work?
A looot of sports. Among the weekly favourites, running, pilates, swimming and rock climbing.

What made you want to join Hana Group?
Coming back to Italy after many years abroad, I wanted to change sector and join a company in the food industry. I was looking for a company with an international scope, but still in the main development phase.

If you had to summarize your job?
Being part of HR means working with people for people: dealing with the several aspects of Human Resources in a company of medium-big size, from recruitment to payroll, from benefits to training and also, performance evaluation.

One of the projects you are currently working on?
Following the change of external consultancy service provider, with implementation of new payroll and database systems.

The last word: one word to define the atmosphere at Hana Group?
Buzzy!

Satchel L.

Satchel L.

Quality Assistant in Belgium

An anecdote about you?
I am Guadeloupean and proud of my island.

Can you summarize your job?
As a quality assistant, I am responsible for hygiene and compliance with regulations in the central kitchen. My daily tasks include controlling the kitchen, recording non-conformities, and updating procedures.

What makes you most proud on a daily basis?
I love feeling useful.

The first thing you do when you arrive at work?
Have a coffee, of course.

What has your experience at Hana Group brought to you?
Tenacity and a lot of new knowledge.

The last word: why join Hana Group?
You never fall into routine, and you have the opportunity to take part in many projects.