Microalgae Foods Pioneer, Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals, Taps Jodie Morgan, Ingredient Industry Veteran as President and

Morgan brings more than 20 years of experience in commercializing food ingredients to the game changing microalgae foods venture

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals, a microalgae-derived food ingredients company, has expanded its management team by naming Jodie Morgan as President and General Manager. Morgan brings over 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 Morgan, President and General Manager, Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals (Photo: Business Wire)

Jodie Morgan, President and General Manager, Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals (Photo: Business Wire)

“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,” said Jonathan Wolfson, CEO, Solazyme and Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals.

“Jodie brings a unique set of skills to this role. Her experiences running manufacturing and M&A 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, including negotiating long-term supply agreements and successfully executing global and product line expansions.

“Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals’ innovative technology represents an incredible opportunity to introduce entirely new ingredients that allow food manufactures to create healthy products without taste, texture and functionality compromise. Alternatives are simply not available today,” said Morgan.

“I’m excited to couple my experience integrating companies in both the ingredients space, and beyond, with this incredible technology platform to expedite the market entry of new microalgae based food ingredients.”

Morgan holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware and an M.B.A from the West Chester University.

About Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals LLC

Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals LLC (SRNutritionals) offers an entirely new category of natural, healthy and multifunctional ingredients based on microalgae that help consumers live healthier lives. These ingredients offer superior nutritionals properties along with outstanding taste and texture. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in South San Francisco, Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals’ portfolio includes a variety of oil, protein and fiber based products aimed at delivering better tasting foods with a vastly superior health profile compared to ingredients in the market today.

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Marketing, PR and Communication for SRNutritionals
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