"We are delighted to have someone of George's experience in the post-harvest solutions market join AgroFresh as we look to diversify and expand our product portfolio," noted Dr. Nance K. Dicciani, Interim Co-CEO and Chair of AgroFresh's board. "His industry knowledge and relationships will be a valuable asset as we explore new avenues for growth, particularly those serving high-value fruit and vegetable markets and those reaching the organic produce industry."
Mr. Lobisser began his career in the tax department at Deloitte. Prior to Pace, he was an owner and partner in S/L Partners, a private equity firm investing in businesses in the Seattle area. He previously has served on the boards of B-Line, LLC, Java Trading and NeoVisionCorporation. He also has served on the non-profit boards of The Produce for Better Health Foundation, the Washington State Investment Board and the Seattle Repertory Theatre.
He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Northern Colorado and a juris doctorate from Gonzaga Law School. He has been a part-time lecturer at the University of Washington School of Business and is a member of the Washington State Bar Association (inactive).
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS) is a global horticultural produce industry leader, providing a portfolio of innovative products and specialty services to maintain the freshness, quality and value of fresh produce and flowers. Its core products include SmartFresh™, the proven post-harvest freshness protection technology for produce; Harvista™, the advanced pre-harvest technology for apples and pears; RipeLock™, the innovative post-harvest quality system for bananas, and LandSpring™, an innovative pre-planting application for tomatoes and peppers to reduce transplant stress. AgroFresh currently operates commercially in more than 40 countries and employs more than 170 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.AgroFresh.com.
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