American Vanguard announces upcoming appointment of Marisol Angelini to its Board of Directors

– USA, CA –  American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) today announced the appointment of Marisol Angelini to its board of directors, effective December 9, 2021, to succeed Lawrence Clark who will resign on the same date.

“We are very excited to welcome Marisol Angelini to our board. She is an accomplished business leader in the food and beverage industry with particular expertise in launching new brands. In addition, her linguistic fluency (English, Spanish and Portuguese) and international experience, especially in LATAM and Brazil, fit perfectly with our footprint. With this background, Marisol will be an invaluable resource for us in our global commercialization of precision application technology, our carbon credit solutions and our Green Solutions portfolio,” said Chairman and CEO, Eric Wintemute.

He added: “We are also thankful to the Latino Corporate Directors Association, through whom we recruited Marisol, and add that her appointment is a further demonstration of our commitment to diversity and inclusion on our board of directors.”

About Marisol Angelini

Ms. Angelini served through 2018 in positions of increasing responsibility over 22 years at The Coca-Cola Company, including in the capacity of VP Marketing in Brazil, GM and VP of Global Tea/Water Business, and Chief Marketing Officer of Mexico City and later of Central and Eastern Europe. Before that service, she was Brand Manager for Proctor & Gamble in Venezuela. Ms. Angelini currently sits on the board of Bush Brothers & Company where she serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She is also a member of the board of NACD, which is dedicated to director education and best practices for public company boards.

About American Vanguard

American Vanguard Corporation is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets products for crop protection and management, turf and ornamentals management, and public and animal health. American Vanguard is included on the Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 Indexes and the Standard & Poor’s Small Cap 600 Index.

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