Leadership change at Anaergia: Assaf Onn steps in as acting CEO

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Anaergia Inc., a global leader in renewable fuels, fertilizer, and end-to-end solutions announced a significant leadership transition on June 24, 2024. Assaf Onn, a member of the Board of Directors, has been appointed as the acting Chief Executive Officer, following a mutual decision between the Board and former CEO Brett Hodson to transition leadership. This change coincides with a strategic investment from Marny Investissement SA.

Assaf Onn, who has served as Chief Operating Officer of Marny since 2008, brings over two decades of experience in managing large-scale operations across various sectors including real estate, retail, and hospitality in central and eastern Europe and the Middle East. Mr. Onn’s expertise in organizational excellence, efficiency optimization, and industry growth positions him well for this new role. He holds a BA in Business Management from Washington State University.

Mr. Onn’s appointment follows the closure of a significant investment deal on April 1, 2024, where Marny Investissement SA, through its subsidiary, completed the second tranche of a strategic investment totaling C$40.8 million.

Dr. Andrew Benedek, Founder and Chair of the Board, stated that the investment from Marny Investissement SA signifies a new chapter for Anaergia and it is natural for Marny to take a leadership role. He expressed confidence in Assaf Onn’s ability to lead the company during this transition and thanked Brett Hodson for his service.

Assaf Onn highlighted the potential of Anaergia’s technologies and emphasized the Board’s commitment to advancing the company.

Brett Hodson expressed gratitude for the opportunity to serve as CEO and wished Anaergia success in its future endeavors.

This leadership transition marks a pivotal moment for Anaergia as it seeks to solidify its position in the renewable fuels industry with new strategic investments and leadership at the helm.

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