Board of Directors

Robert Campbell

Robert J. Campbell has served on our Board since February 2014. Since November 2011, Mr. Campbell has served as the Chairman of the board of directors of Enstar Group Limited, an insurance run-off company, and has served as its independent director since November 2007. Mr. Campbell served as an independent director of Camden National Corporation, a public holding company, from 1999 to 2014.  Mr. Campbell also served as a director of  Boulevard Acquisition Corp. II, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, from September 2015 until the consummation of its business combination with Estre Ambiental S.A. in December 2017. Since January 1991, Mr. Campbell has served as a partner at Beck, Mack & Oliver LLC, a private investment advisory firm. Mr. Campbell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy from Williams College.

Denise L. Devine

Denise L. Devine joined our Board in February 2018. Ms. Devine is the founder and since 2014 has served as the Chief Executive Officer of FNB Holdings, LLC, a company dedicated to initiatives in the health and wellness space. Ms. Devine was also founder and served for more than ten years as the Chief Executive Officer of Nutripharm, Inc., a company that has generated a portfolio of composition and process patents to create innovative natural food, beverage, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products that facilitate nutrition and lifelong health. Ms. Devine, a certified public accountant, also previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Energy Solutions International and in financial management positions for Campbell Soup Company. Ms. Devine has served as Chair of the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy and on the Board of the American Institute of CPAs. Ms. Devine has served as a director of Fulton Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: FULT) (“Fulton”) since 2012, and serves as a member of Fulton’s Audit Committee, as Chair of Fulton’s Human Resources Committee, and as a member of Fulton’s Executive Committee. She has also served as a director of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) since November 2019 and serves on the Audit Committee and the Technology Strategy Committee. Ms. Devine was a member of the Board of Trustees of Villanova University from 2005 to 2015, where she was the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. She also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Lourdes Health System from 2010 to 2019 until Lourdes was acquired and the Board of Trustees was disbanded. In addition, she serves on the Board of AUS, Inc. a privately-owned company, since 2016 and was appointed to the Board of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania in 2016. Ms. Devine received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science degree in Taxation from Villanova Law School, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Villanova University.
 

Nance Dicciani
Chairman of the Board

Nance K. Dicciani joined our Board upon the consummation of the Business Combination on July 31, 2015. She was appointed non-executive Chair of the Board on August 13, 2015. From March 2016 until October 2016, Ms. Dicciani served as a co-member of the Office of the Chair of the Company, in which capacity she assumed, with the other co-member, the duties and responsibilities of chief executive officer and president of the Company on an interim basis. Ms. Dicciani is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Honeywell International Specialty Materials (a diversified technology and manufacturing company), a position she held from 2001 to 2008. Ms. Dicciani has served as a director of Linde plc. since its business combination with Praxair, Inc. in 2018, where she is a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. Ms. Dicciani has also served as a director of Halliburton Company since 2009, where she is a member of the Audit Committee and Chair of the Health, Safety and Environmental Committee. Ms. Dicciani has also served as a director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. since 2013, where she is a member of the Finance Committee and Chair of the Compensation Committee. Additionally, Ms. Dicciani served as a director of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. from 2008 to 2014. Ms. Dicciani holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University, a Master’s degree from the University of Virginia, a Ph.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Clint Lewis
Chief Executive Officer

Clinton Lewis has served as our Chief Executive Officer and member of our Board since April 2021. Mr. Lewis has more than 30 years of experience in the life sciences space in national and international leadership roles. He most recently served as executive vice president and group president responsible for international operations, commercial development and global genetics at Zoetis Inc. Prior to being named to that role, Mr. Lewis previously served at Zoetis as president of international operations from 2015 to 2018 and as president of U.S. operations from 2013 to 2015. Prior to the formation of Zoetis, Mr. Lewis served as president of U.S. operations at Pfizer Animal Health, which he joined in 2007. Mr. Lewis first joined Pfizer in 1988 in the human health pharmaceutical segment and held positions of increasing responsibility in various commercial operations and general management roles. Mr. Lewis holds a B.S. from Fairfield University and an M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Torsten Kraef

Torsten Kraef joined our Board upon the consummation of the Business Combination on July 31, 2015. Mr. Kraef has served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Dow since December 2016, where he leads the development of corporate strategy and coordinates implementation of key strategic tracks. As of September 2017, when Dow and DuPont consummated their merger transaction, he worked closely with the DowDuPont Executive Chairman and Chief Financial Officer to advance the merger and spin- off transaction which was completed with the spin-off of Dow and Corteva during the second quarter of 2019. Mr. Kraef currently leads Dow’s Enterprise Risk Management, Enterprise Security Service and the incubation of strategic and innovative new business growth opportunities. He is a member of Dow’s Executive Committee and Corporate Leadership Team, which is accountable for delivering against corporate strategic and operations targets. Prior to his current position, he served as Corporate Vice President of Strategy Development and New Business Development for Dow from August 2013 to December 2016, and as Corporate Vice President of Strategy Development from September 2012 to August 2013. During 2014 to 2019, Mr. Kraef served on the Dow AgroSciences LLC Members Committee and Mycogen Board of Directors, both subsidiaries of Dow. In 2012, he also served as a member of the board of MEGlobal, a joint venture between Dow and Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) of Kuwait. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Kraef led various businesses including a more than $8 billion revenue business group consisting of Dow’s Polyurethanes, Epoxy, Formulated Systems and Dow Automotive Systems businesses. Mr. Kraef joined Dow in June 1991 and held various roles prior to being named Vice President of Dow’s Building and Construction unit in February 2007. Mr. Kraef holds a degree in Banking Management from the Industry and Trade Chamber in Düsseldorf, Germany, and a masters/diploma in Business Administration from the University of Düsseldorf, specializing in Sustainable Manufacturing, International Management and Marketing.

Macauley Whiting Jr.

Macauley Whiting, Jr. joined our Board upon the consummation of the Business Combination on July 31, 2015. Mr. Whiting has served as President Emeritus of The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation since September 2019 and served as its President from April 2014 to September 2019, as its Treasurer from 2005 to 2015 and as its Secretary from 2000 to 2005. In addition, Mr. Whiting previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Decker Energy International, a privately-held renewable energy company he founded in 1982 and built up until 2012, when he sold the company. Mr. Whiting holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering (cum laude) from Princeton University.

Alexander Corbacho
Alexander Corbacho is a Director at Paine Schwartz Partners. Mr. Corbacho joined Paine Schwartz Partners in 2012. He began his career at UBS Investment Bank in the firm’s Leveraged Finance Origination Group. While there, he worked to provide debt financing, capital structure solutions, and advisory services for a variety of companies and financial sponsors, including Paine Schwartz Partners. He currently serves as a director of the following private companies: SNFL Group, Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC, and Verisem. He is a graduate of Boston University (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, cum laude) and was raised in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
 
Kevin Schwartz
Kevin Schwartz is Chief Executive Officer and a Founding Partner at Paine Schwartz Partners. Prior to co-founding Paine Schwartz Partners in 2006, Mr. Schwartz was a Managing Director at Fox Paine & Company, LLC, which he joined in 2002. Prior to joining Fox Paine & Company, LLC, he worked for the private equity firms Fremont Partners, where he assisted with the management of approximately $1.7 billion of funds, and American Industrial Partners, which managed approximately $1 billion of funds. He began his professional career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division focusing on financial analysis of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, public and private financings and other corporate transactions. He is currently a director of the following private companies: Advanced Agrilytics, FoodChain ID, Lyons Magnus, SNFL Group, Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC, and Prima Wawona. He also previously served as a director of the following private companies: AgBiTech, Costa Group Holdings Pty Ltd., Sunrise Growers, Verisem, Advanta, Icicle Seafoods, Inc., Seminis, VCST Industrial Products and United American Energy. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois (Bachelor of Science in Accountancy) and was raised in Moline, Illinois.
 
Peter Berweger
Peter Berweger has served on the board of directors since February 2021. Mr. Berweger was designated by PSP AGFS Holdings, L.P. (the “Investor”), and constitutes one of the designees that the Investor is entitled to appoint pursuant to the terms of the Investment Agreement, dated as of June 13, 2020, between the Company and the Investor. Mr. Berweger has served as Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Excellence Platform at Paine Schwartz Partners, LLC (“Paine Schwartz Partners”) since October 2020, and served as Director, Portfolio Excellence at Paine Schwartz Partners from May 2017 to September 2020. Mr. Berweger has also served on the board of directors of AgBiTech LLC (“AgBiTech”), a provider of biological products for sustainable pest management and a portfolio company of Paine Schwartz Partners, since August 2017, including as Chairman of the Board since July 2020, and served as AgBiTech’s Group Chief Executive Officer from July 2018 to June 2020. Prior to that, he served as Group Chief Executive Officer of Eurodrip SA, a manufacturer and supplier of integrated irrigation solutions, from August 2015 to April 2017. Mr. Berweger previously held multiple positions with Syngenta and KPMG. He is an accountant and economist by background and holds an MBA from Columbia University, New York and London Business School.