Avignon, 3 November 2017 - Naturex, the global leader in specialty plant-based natural ingredients, strengthens its senior management TEAM with the appointment of Sarah Martin as its new Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). Ms. Martin, who has a wealth of high-level experience in the food science and nutrition industry, joins Naturex's Executive committee.
Taking global responsibility for Naturex's scientific and innovation programs, Ms. Martin will operate out of the company's corporate headquarters in Avignon, France. Prior to joining Naturex as CSO, she worked for DuPont Nutrition Biosciences. Throughout her career, Ms. Martin has held various leadership roles in The Dow Chemical Company, Solae and DuPont groups. Her lengthy industry experience has enabled her to develop expertise and leadership in areas such as processing technology, R&D, intellectual property and project management.
“I'm thrilled to be joining Naturex at this exciting time. I've been extremely impressed by the passion for high quality science and research that lies at the heart of Naturex's approach to business. I'm excited and proud to be given the opportunity to work with my new colleagues to drive this program forward in the coming years”, commented Sarah Martin.
Olivier Rigaud, Naturex ceo and Director, added: “Sarah Martin brings with her a wealth of expertise in the fields of food science and nutrition. She combines technical and people skills to build and lead strong, motivated teams that drive growth and customer focus. We are also delighted to welcome her to the Naturex Executive Committee and we look forward to working with her closely in her new role as CSO.”
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Naturex sources, manufactures and markets natural speciality ingredients for the food, health and cosmetic industries. As the Natural Maker, the company actively supports the global shift from synthetic to natural through an offer built on two main focus areas: My Natural Food and My Natural Selfcare. Naturex's portfolio includes colours, antioxidants, speciality fruits & vegetables, phytoactives, and numerous other plant-based natural ingredients, designed to create healthy, authentic and effective products.
The Group's strong commitment to quality, sustainability, continuous innovation process, and the talent of its people are at the heart of its success.
Headquartered in Avignon, France, Naturex has experienced steadily-increasing growth throughout the last 25 years. The Group employs 1,700 people worldwide and in 2016 had revenue of €404.4 million.
The Group is listed on Euronext Paris, Compartment B - Index: Euronext Next 150, Enternext CAC PEA-pme 150, CAC Small & Mid, CAC Small, Gaïa - Ticker: NRX - Reuters: NATU.PA - Bloomberg: NRX:FP - DR SYMBOL: NTUXY
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