Ozo Innovations announces that Tania Howarth, previously Chief Operating Officer of Nomad Foods, has joined the Board as Chairman.
Oxford, UK, January 22 2018: Ozo Innovations announces that Tania Howarth, previously Chief Operating Officer of Nomad Foods, has joined the Board as Chairman. The appointment brings significant experience of food operations and knowledge of current industry challenges to the Ozo Board.
Howarth’s successful career has blended business, technology and transformational leadership to create significant shareholder value and operational efficiency. As COO of Nomad Foods she was instrumental in leading the private equity backed carve-out of iconic frozen food brands Birds Eye, Findus & Iglo from Unilever. She has also worked across a range of food sectors in a range of senior technology and operational roles. These include Walkers Snack Foods, (a division of PepsiCo) and the Coca-Cola Company.
“Innovation and sustainable use of resources are critical competences for food businesses seeking greater competitiveness in the current climate. Ozo is proving that hygiene is a valuable source of competitive advantage and additional process capacity in the food industry. I am very excited to be joining Ozo at this stage of its development and look forward to working with the board as Ozo grows and matures.”Tania Howarth
“I am looking forward to working with Tania in her new role as Chairman. The food industry is facing new and increasing challenges. Hygiene has not yet been recognised as providing an opportunity for significant resource efficiency and margin win. Tania’s industry insight will be valuable to focusing our strategy to help the business succeed and our customers to win.”Rowan Gardner
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About Ozo Innovations
Ozo focuses on the design, development and delivery of safe, effective and sustainable hygiene solutions. Our innovative technology transforms salt and water into a powerful, combined cleaning and disinfectant solution that is completely sustainable. Our scalable systems cater to a range of hygiene processes, from daily office cleaning to intensive deep cleans in food manufacturing.
Currently supporting the food manufacturing and facilities management industries, we work collaboratively with our customer partners to help them overcome key hygiene, productivity and sustainability challenges.
Our energy-efficient hygiene solution, eloclear™, has been independently tested for antimicrobial efficacy against bacteria, yeast, fungi, mould and viruses. A range of benefits are also deliverd by eloclear™, from reducing consumption of precious resources through to increasing operational capacity.
Ozo’s products are in-situ biocides for the purposes of EU (528/2012) Biocide Product Regulations (BPR). In addition to this, Article 95 lists the company as a provider of active substances.
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