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Nike Sustainability Leader Joins Board of Cutting-Edge Biomaterials Start-up Evoco, Pioneering the Future of Sustainable Material Innovation

[Toronto, October 18th] – Evoco, a trailblazing force in the biomaterials innovation space founded to defossilize the material value chain by replacing oil with plants, proudly announces the appointment of Liz Rodgers, a proven global sustainability executive to its Board as an independent director.

Liz currently serves as Vice President of Sustainable Product of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE), the world’s leading designer, marketer, and distributor of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. She joined Nike in 1995 and has held a wide range of leadership positions in the footwear and apparel divisions as well as roles in strategic planning and marketplace. In her current role, Liz leads a team focused on integrating sustainability across product creation to help protect the future of sport and maintain an environment where all athletes can live, train, and thrive.

“Liz’s extensive experience in driving and integrating sustainability at scale is particularly valuable to support our mission to foster holistic transformation in material manufacturing for global consumer brands” said Jason Robinson, Founder and CEO at Evoco.

As Evoco continues to gain momentum in the next-generation material industry, this addition to our board marks a strategic move towards harnessing diverse talents and perspectives for high-performance material innovation.

“Evoco is a company dedicated to making a substantial difference one product at a time. I am thrilled and honored to contribute my expertise in business and governance to support Evoco at this crucial juncture in its path to exponential growth” Liz Rodgers.

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About Evoco Ltd

Evoco Ltd is a global innovation company founded to close the loop on unsustainable goods, for good. Harnessing the power of nature, Evoco leverages its plant-based chemistry platform to create scalable novel materials to help its brand partners develop the next generation of high-performing, low-carbon products, with minimal impact at the end of life. Starting with footwear, Evoco’s solutions have been adopted by a variety of global brands, such as Vans, Kodiak, Bared, Timberland, and Keen.

Through an expansive innovation roadmap led through our R&D center in Toronto, Canada, Evoco is expanding its material solutions to positively impact everything we walk on, sit on, drive in, and sleep on.

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