AgroFresh Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors; Clint Lewis Details

AgroFresh Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors; Clint Lewis Details

PHILADELPHIA, PA - In a move to build on its global industry expertise, AgroFresh Solutions has announced a slew of new appointments to its Board of Directors. The company recently announced a go-private transaction with investment funds associated with Paine Schwartz Partners, and its new board includes a diverse mix of industry leaders with a wide range of experience across the fresh produce supply chain.

Clint Lewis, Chief Executive Officer, AgroFresh“Now, as a private company, we have an even greater focus and added support to fulfill our vision to be the global leader in the post-harvest sector of the fresh produce industry. Our new Board of Directors features a diverse mix of industry executives from across the globe with decades of combined experience in food and agriculture,” said Clint Lewis, Chief Executive Officer.

According to a release, among the newly appointed Board members are:

  • Brian Kocher– Former CEO of Calavo, who will serve as Board Chair, who has had more than 30 years of experience in the food industry
  • David McInerney– Founder/Former CEO of Fresh Direct, who brings three decades of experience unlocking value creation and profitable growth for consumer and retail businesses
  • Tina Lawton– Former APAC President at Syngenta, who offers more than 30 years of experience in the food and agriculture industry
  • Sandor Nagy– Chief Operating Officer and Head of Supply Chain at Driscoll’s, who, over the last 30 years, has driven value across a diverse range of industries and geographies as an operations and supply chain leader

AgroFresh Solutions has appointed Brian Kocher, David McInerney, Tina Lawton, and Sandor Nagy to its Board of Directors

“The makeup of this new Board includes exceptional leaders from across the fresh produce industry, and I look forward to working alongside these new appointees to help guide our company as we work to help even more customers globally produce a consistent supply of high-quality fresh produce, minimize unnecessary food loss and to do so sustainably,” added Lewis.

To read more about these newly appointed Board members, click here.

With these leaders supporting AgroFresh’s development, what is next for the solutions provider? Stick with AndNowUKnow for updates.


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AgroFresh is a global leader in advanced proprietary technologies for the horticultural market.