PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS), a global leader in produce freshness solutions, today announced that its board of directors has appointed Denise L. Devine, CPA, MBA, MST as a director, and as a member of the board’s audit and compensation committees. She will stand for re-election at the Company’s 2018 annual meeting of stockholders.
Nance Dicciani, Chairman of the Board of AgroFresh Solutions, Inc., said, “Denise is an accomplished entrepreneur, executive and finance professional with a long track record of building successful businesses, and we welcome her to the AgroFresh board of directors. In addition, with her background in the food industry, she is ideally suited to provide valuable counsel and insight as we grow the AgroFresh franchise.”
Ms. Devine is the founder and, since 2014, has served as the Chief Executive Officer of FNB Holdings, LLC, a company dedicated to initiatives in the health and wellness space. She was also founder and has served for more than ten years as the Chief Executive Officer of Nutripharm, Inc., a company that has generated a portfolio of composition and process patents to create innovative natural food, beverage, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products that facilitate nutrition and lifelong health. Ms. Devine currently serves on the Board of Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT).
Ms. Devine, a certified public accountant, also previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Energy Solutions International and in financial management positions for Campbell Soup Company. She has served as Chair of the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy and on the Board of the American Institute of CPAs.
Ms. Devine has received numerous honors and awards, including the “Best 50 Business Women in Pennsylvania” Governor’s Award, the Gold Medal Alumnae Award from Villanova University, the Take the Lead Award from the Girl Scouts and the Iris Newman Award from the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs. She received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. in Taxation from Villanova Law School, and a B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University.
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS) is a global leader in delivering innovative food preservation and waste reduction solutions for fresh produce. The company is empowering the food industry with Smarter Freshness, a new range of integrated solutions designed to help growers, packers and retailers improve produce freshness and quality, reducing waste. AgroFresh’s solutions range from pre-harvest with Harvista™ and LandSpring™ to its marquis SmartFresh Quality™ System, which includes SmartFresh™, AdvanStore™ and ActiMist™, working together to maintain the quality of stored produce. AgroFresh has a controlling interest in Tecnidex, a leading provider of post-harvest fungicides, waxes and biocides for the citrus market. Additionally, the company’s initial retail solution, RipeLock™, optimizes banana ripening for the benefit of retailers and consumers. AgroFresh has key products registered in over 45 countries, with approximately 3,000 direct customers and services over 25,000 storage rooms globally. For more information, please visit www.agrofresh.com.