Producers Name New Executives

New Enviva CFO

Enviva has named Glenn Nunziata as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. With deep expertise in finance, strategy, accounting, treasury, and risk management: Nunziata brings more than 20 years of strong leadership experience with a track record for implementing enterprise-wide changes and driving key financial and process improvements in large-scale organizations.

Most recently, Nunziata served as the CFO of Smithfield Foods Inc., an $18 billion company that owns and operates processing facilities across the U.S. and works with thousands of farmers and landowners each year managing its diversified supply chain. Prior to his tenure at Smithfield Foods, he held various positions of increasing responsibility at EY, most recently as a Partner in Assurance Services.

Nunziata holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s in Accounting from James Madison University. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of StoneBridge School and sits on the Board of Advisors for the College of Business at James Madison University.

Nunziata succeeds Shai Even, who has held the role since 2018.

New Drax Chief Sustainability Officer

Drax has appointed Miguel Veiga-Pestana to the new Executive Committee role of Chief Sustainability Officer.

Prior to coming to Drax, he most recently held the Executive Committee role of Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs at the British multinational consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser. He has also been Chief Communications Officer at the Executive Leadership level for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest philanthropic organization, and worked for 11 years at Unilever where he was Vice President of Global External Affairs and Sustainability.

“Drax has the potential to play a significant role in tackling climate change and I welcome the opportunity to join the business at such a critical moment in its journey,” Veiga-Pestana comments. “During my career I have focused on building and protecting reputation, purpose and embedding sustainability into core strategy and feel that this experience is closely aligned to Drax’s growth ambitions.”

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