LEADING THE WAY

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The Agilyx team is made up of technologists, chemical engineers, manufacturing specialists and experienced business leaders from the chemical and waste management industries

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Russell Main, Chief Financial Officer, Agilyx

Russell Main

Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer

Russell Main

Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Main is Chief Financial Officer and interim Chief Executive Officer of Agilyx. Mr. Main held the role of Chief Financial Officer at Agilyx since May 2020, during which time he was central to leading activities culminating in the successful IPO in 2020. On January 1, 2021 Russ transitioned to CFO of Cyclyx, where he was instrumental in helping to build organizational capabilities and structures to ensure the success of that exciting new company. Russ transitioned back to CFO of Agilyx in August 2021 and has over 25 years of executive finance and operational experience with a track record of optimizing finance, operations, technology and profitability within highly complex global environments. 
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Chris Faulkner, Chief Technology Officer, Agilyx

Chris Faulkner, Ph.D

Chief Technology Officer

Chris Faulkner, Ph.D

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Faulkner brings over 15 years of technical and organizational expertise on the engineering, process, analytics and administrative fronts to deliver products and operating assets. He has held engineering, scientist and management positions in the renewable energy and chemicals industry sectors with a focus on sustainability and stewardship. Dr. Faulkner has a proven track record of commercializing innovations and successful project management. He is an inventor of novel polymer composite materials and has led the certification and commercialization of the international product launch of a 5 kWe combined heat and power fuel cell system. 
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Mark Barranco, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Execution, Agilyx

Mark Barranco

Senior Vice President of Engineering and Execution

Mark Barranco

Senior Vice President of Engineering and Execution

Mr. Barranco is the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Execution of Agilyx. Mr. Barranco brings over 30 years of petrochemical industry experience in a variety of technical and business roles spanning basic chemical products, such as olefins and aromatics, to derivatives such as polymers and resins. In addition to his role at Agilyx, Mr. Barranco serves as General Manager of Regenyx, a joint venture chemical recycling facility between Agilyx and Americas Styrenics (AmSty). 
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Marie Conrad's headshot, Vice President of Business Development at Agilyx.

Marie Conrad

Vice President of Business Development

Marie Conrad

Vice President of Business Development

Marie Conrad brings close to 20 years of experience in the petrochemical and sustainability space, both as a commercial leader and investor. Prior to joining Agilyx, Ms. Conrad served as a Partner at Sunfox Capital, a private equity firm investing in the clean energy economy. Prior to this, Marie spent 14 years at ExxonMobil Chemical in a variety of leadership positions spanning product management, business optimization, and supply chain operations. Marie holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas and an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.
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Stephen Hamlet, Vice President, Agilyx

Stephen Hamlet

Vice President of Human Resources

Stephen Hamlet

Vice President of Human Resources

With over 20 years of diverse HR Leadership and hands-on HR operations experience, Stephen possesses a strong background in developing and leading human resources in manufacturing, technology, and many other industries.
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Peter Norris, Chair of the Board, Agilyx

Peter Norris

Chair of the Board

Peter Norris

Chair of the Board

Mr. Norris is Chairman of Virgin Group Holdings Limited, a multinational venture capital firm with holdings in a wide range of industries
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Ranjeet Bhatia, Board Member, Agilyx

Ranjeet Bhatia

Board Member

Ranjeet Bhatia

Board Member

Mr. Bhatia advises Saffron Hill Ventures and in 2009 led Agilyx´ first institutional investment round
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Carolyn Clarke, Board Member, Agilyx

Carolyn Clarke

Chair, Audit Committee

Carolyn Clarke

Chair, Audit Committee

Ms. Clarke is a chartered accountant and member of the council of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors. She qualified with PwC and spent 20 years in roles including external audit, transactions, internal audit, risk, governance, conduct and controls optimization.
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Steen Jakobsen, Board Member, Agilyx

Steen Jakobsen

Board Member

Steen Jakobsen

Board Member

Mr. Jakobsen joined Saxo Bank in 2000 and serves as Chief Investment Officer. As CIO he focuses on delivering asset allocation strategies and analysis of the overall macroeconomic and political landscape. As head of the SaxoStrats team, Saxo Bank’s in-house team of experts, he is responsible for all research including Quarterly Outlooks and was the founder of Saxo Bank’s renowned Outrageous Predictions.
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Catherine Keenan, Board Member, Agilyx

Catherine C. Keenan

Chair, ESG Committee

Catherine C. Keenan

Chair, ESG Committee

Catherine Keenan has deep experience in strategy development, government and public affairs…
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