Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals, a microalgae-derived food ingredients company, names Jodie Morgan president and general manager. Morgan brings more than 20 years of experience in commercializing chemicals and food ingredients.
Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals, South San Francisco, Calif., expands its management team, naming Jodie Morgan president and general manager. Morgan has more than 20 years of experience in commercializing chemicals and food ingredients, including her most recent role as president of SPI Foods, a global specialty food ingredients manufacturer purchased by Corn Products in 2007.
“Jodie’s vast experience in the ingredients industry will dramatically accelerate Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals’ market development and commercialization of this new class of natural, healthy and functional microalgae food ingredients,” says Jonathan Wolfson, chief executive officer, Solazyme and Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals. “Her experience running manufacturing and merger and acquisition integration, coupled with her broad background in sales and marketing, make her an ideal leader.”
While at SPI Foods, Morgan was instrumental in reorganizing and repositioning the business. She also negotiated long-term supply agreements and successfully executed global product line expansions.