AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS), a global leader in produce freshness solutions, announced today that it has appointed Paul Nselel as Vice President and Global General Manager, Post-Harvest. Nselel will lead the company’s post-harvest commercial teams to increase penetration, market share and revenue to achieve its financial objectives.
“Paul brings a wealth of experience to AgroFresh and will be a tremendous asset to our team,” said Jordi Ferre, CEO of AgroFresh. “His background at Monsanto and previous experience in various strategic and financial planning roles will be instrumental in enhancing our core post-harvest business, building on our existing platforms to expand the solutions we offer and increasing our share of our customers’ business. I am confident that his diverse experience, strategic thinking and strong commercial leadership will help drive AgroFresh and our future growth.”
Prior to joining AgroFresh, Nselel held a variety of positions at Monsanto over an eight-year period ranging from marketing to leading the company’s commercial effort and teams in Eastern Europe, then in the eastern U.S. Before Monsanto, Nselel spent six years with Nike in strategic planning and began his career in banking with companies such as Paribas in Europe and Lehman Brothers in New York.
Nselel earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Poitiers, his Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from the University of Caen and his Master in Business Administration from the Wharton School. He is fluent in English and French and speaks Spanish.
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS) is a global industry leader in providing innovative data-driven specialty solutions aimed at enabling growers and packers of fresh produce to preserve and enhance the freshness, quality and value of fresh produce and to maximize the percentage of produce supplied to the market relative to the amount of produce grown. Its flagship product is the SmartFresh™ Quality System, a freshness protection technology proven to maintain firmness, texture and appearance of fruits during storage and transport. SmartFresh is currently commercialized in over 40 countries worldwide. Additionally the company has a number of different solutions and application technologies that have either been launched (Harvista™, RipeLock™, LandSpring™) or will be launched in the future that will extend its footprint to other crops and steps of the global produce supply chain. For more information, please visit www.agrofresh.com.
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