Itaconix appoints Charlean Gmunder to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, Deeside –  Itaconix (LON: ITX | OTC: ITXXF), a leading innovator in plant-based specialty polymers used as essential ingredients in everyday consumer products, today announced the appointment of Charlean Gmunder to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, with immediate effect, replacing Dr. Bryan Dobson who retired.

“We are delighted that our search has resulted in Charlean’s election to our Board as an independent Non-Executive Director. She brings a very broad background in marketing, operations, and executive management in both B2B and B2C contexts. We are looking forward to working with her as we continue to expand our sales across our existing product lines and bring new, sustainable products to market-based on our plant-based ingredient platform,” said Board Chair, Dr. James Barber. 

About Charlean Gmunder

Charlean Gmunder is COO of Blue Apron Holdings Inc. (NYSE: APRN), a leader in fresh home meal kits sold and delivered directly to consumers in North America. She brings to the Board over 20 years of executive experience in marketing and sales, manufacturing, operations, and general management. Ms. Gmunder served as President and CEO of L.A. Dreyfus, a subsidiary of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, from 2000 to 2006, and in executive operating roles with National Starch, Chiquita Brands, Maple Leaf Foods, United Airlines, and several other firms before joining Blue Apron in 2020. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering and her Master of Business Administration degree from Rutgers University.

About Itaconix

Itaconix uses its proprietary plant-based polymer technology platform to produce and sell specialty ingredients that improve the safety, performance, and sustainability of consumer products. The Company’s current ingredients are enabling and leading new generations of products in detergents, hygiene, and hair care. Itaconix’s contributions to the global low carbon economy are recognized by the London Stock Exchange’s Green Economy Mark.

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