AgroFresh celebrated as one of 35 companies in Greater Philadelphia paving the way for gender equity
PHILADELPHIA, October 19, 2022 – AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS) (“AgroFresh” or the “Company”) today announced its designation as a Champion of Board Diversity by The Forum of Executive Women, the Greater Philadelphia Region’s premier women’s organization. The Forum of Executive Women annually honors the top public companies in the Philadelphia region with 30 percent or more women on their respective boards. This is the first time that AgroFresh has been recognized as a Champion of Board Diversity.
“We’re honored to receive this important distinction as a reflection of our continued work to enhance diversity and promote inclusion across our global workforce,” said Nance Dicciani, Chair of the AgroFresh Board of Directors. “Every day our teams are faced with solving complex issues, and we believe an inclusive culture and diverse perspectives are critical to developing innovative solutions.”
AgroFresh is committed to diversity and inclusion, as outlined in a recent Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report. The company’s commitments include a focus on contributing to the improving representation of gender and racial/ethnic diversity in global agriculture by strengthening the diversity in its global workforce through targeted recruitment efforts and partnering with industry groups and organizations that are focused on improving diversity at all levels in the agriculture industry.
The Forum of Executive Women’s annual Women in Leadership Report, which will be released later in October and is a collaboration with PwC, provides an annual examination on diversity in the boardrooms and executive suites of the top 100 public companies in the Philadelphia region. The Champions of Board Diversity will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 26 at The Forum’s annual Leadership Breakfast.
AgroFresh (Nasdaq: AGFS) is an AgTech innovator and global leader with a mission to prevent food loss/waste and conserve the planet’s resources by providing a range of science-based solutions, data-driven digital technologies, and high-touch customer services. AgroFresh supports growers, packers, and retailers with solutions across the food supply chain to enhance the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh produce. The AgroFresh organization has 40 years of post-harvest experience across a broad range of crops, including revolutionizing the apple industry with the SmartFresh™ Quality System for more than 20 years. This is powered by a comprehensive portfolio that includes plant-based coatings, equipment and proprietary solutions that help improve the freshness supply chain from harvest to the home. To learn more about AgroFresh’s product freshness solutions visit www.agrofresh.com.
About The Forum of Executive Women
Founded in 1977, The Forum of Executive Women is the Greater Philadelphia Region’s premier women’s organization, actively working to bring together, and leverage the influence of, professional women to expand the impact and power of women in the workplace and beyond. Forum membership has grown over four decades to comprise nearly 600 of the most influential leaders throughout the region. Visit www.foew.com for more information.
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