Itaconix welcomes Paul LeBlanc to its Board as Independent Director alongside Dr. Peter Nieuwenhuizen as Non-Executive Chair

– UK, Deeside –  Itaconix PLC (LON: ITX | OTC: ITXXF), a leading innovator in sustainable plant-based polymers used to decarbonize everyday consumer products, today announced the appointment of Paul LeBlanc to its Board as an independent Non-Executive Director of, with immediate effect.

“I am pleased to welcome Paul to our Board. He is a dynamic CFO who has played a leadership role in expanding financial and overall operations as Bemis has grown from a domestic business with less than $40 million in revenues into an international enterprise with over $200 million in annual revenues. As we reach new levels of commercial progress, Paul will contribute valuable finance knowledge and operating experience to our next stage of growth.” said Board chair, Dr. Peter Nieuwenhuizen.

Paul LeBlanc will also join the Audit Committee as Chair.

Concurrently, Dr. Peter Nieuwenhuizen, the Non-Executive Interim Chair who joined the Board in July 2022, now takes the role of Non-Executive Chair permanently and with immediate effect.

About Paul LeBlanc

Paul LeBlanc is CFO and Treasurer of Bemis Associates Inc., a global manufacturer of specialty films and adhesives for the apparel and industrial markets. He joined Bemis in 1999 as Controller and assumed increasing levels of responsibility during Bemis’ rapid growth into a global manufacturer, including overseeing the acquisition and integration of operations in Europe and Asia.

Paul LeBlanc earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Thomas College and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

About Itaconix

Itaconix uses its proprietary plant-based polymer technology platform to produce and sell specialty ingredients that improve consumer products’ safety, performance, and sustainability. 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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