Episode 31: Clinton Lewis

Janice Ellig, CEO and founder of Ellig Group, sits down with real leaders in this series of game-changing conversations, bespoke to fellow champions of change. Heralded by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of “The World’s Most Influential Headhunters,” Janice is often consulted for her expertise and commitment to gender parity, equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Did you know that one third of all food, globally, is thrown away each year? Within that one third, 45% is in fruits and vegetables. They perish before they even get to the market.

In this month’s episode “Reimagining a World with Fresher Food and Less Waste” Janice Ellig is joined by Clinton Lewis to discuss safe and sustainable solutions that preserve the freshness of produce and minimize waste, directly impacting the consumer on a global scale! As the Chief Executive Officer and board director of AgroFresh, Clinton shares “our vision is to be the guardian of the world’s freshest produce” and that in order to achieve that, it takes rigorous data harvesting and application, combined with leveraging AgroFresh’s science-based safe and sustainable pre- and post-harvest solutions.

In April 2021, he joined AgroFresh as Chief Executive Officer and board director. Clinton was most recently in a leadership position at Zoetis, where he was Executive Vice President and Group President responsible for international operations, commercial development, and global genetics. In addition to his 30-plus years of experience in the life sciences space, he serves on the Board of Directors of International Paper and was previously chairman of the board for the Animal Health Institute and served as treasurer for the International Federation for Animal Health.

AgroFresh is an unprecedented science-based company offering solutions for storing, packing and distribution. From tomatoes to tulips, apples to avocados, they are helping to take freshness further and decrease food waste. Learn more about the AgroFresh avocado story HERE!

It is our privilege we present to you this episode of Leadership Reimagined “Reimagining a World with Fresher Food and Less Waste” with Clinton Lewis!

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