Prior to her time at DuPont, the French and Canadian national had spent more than a decade at Amcor holding various strategic, marketing and general management positions.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University and an MBA from INSEAD.
Commenting on her appointment, Ester Baiget, Novozymes President & CEO said: “I’m happy to announce that Amy Byrick will join our Executive Leadership Team as EVP of Strategy & Business Transformation.”
“Her capabilities will be instrumental in our collective effort to become a more customer-centric company with better commercial capabilities and a portfolio diversification that drives higher, sustainable growth.”
Novozymes said that Thomas Videbæk, who is the interim EVP of Strategy & Business Transformation, will transition this role to Amy as soon as the second quarter of 2021.
Commenting on her appointment, Amy Byrick said that she was very excited to join Novozymes adding that the company’s unique capabilities and technology, and its aspiration to enable sustainable solutions to meet evolving global needs, is something that she finds immensely inspiring.
The collaboration will see the companies combine their capabilities and solutions and work together on projects in the areas of food and cleaning.
During the unveiling of the partnership, Novozymes president and CEO Ester Baiget had then said, ““By working together, we can faster develop consumer solutions in areas such as food and cleaning to the benefit of people’s lives and the world we live in.”
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