Processor of sustainably farmed seaweed OCEANIUM has appointed Benjamin Armenjon as its new Managing Director.
Benjamin brings extensive experience of commercialisation of novel ingredients to the company and will be instrumental in taking OCEANIUM to full-scale commercialisation, securing Series A funding and scaling of its proprietary seaweed biorefinery.
He joins from Ÿnsect, where he led sales and commercialisation for the company, being integral in its growth to become an industry leader.
This milestone marks a significant step forward in OCEANIUM’s mission to provide efficacious, functional, and clean label seaweed-based ingredients with excellent traceability and provenance, whilst contributing to people health and ocean health.
Karen Scofield Seal – OCEANIUM, Co-founder & CEO comments: “The entire OCEANIUM team extends a warm welcome to Benjamin Armenjon as our new Managing Director. Benjamin has already been on the journey from start-up to scale-up to industry leader and can bring this invaluable experience to OCEANIUM. This appointment marks a pivotal moment for OCEANIUM, and we are excited about the transformative impact that Benjamin will bring to the team, with a focus on scaling our proprietary seaweed biorefinery technology and launching OCEANIUM’s next-gen seaweed products to market.”