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Ricardo Alvarez

Ricardo Alvarez

Non-Executive Director
Chair, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member, Compensation and Human Capital Committee

Dr. Ricardo Alvarez joined the Board of AquaBounty in March 2021. Dr. Alvarez is currently the CEO of J&K Ingredients, a leading manufacturer of bakery ingredients globally. Prior to J&K Ingredients, he served as President and CEO of various food manufacturing companies including Passport Foods (SVC), LLC, Richelieu Foods, Ruiz Foods, Anita's Foods, Overhill Farms and Raymundo's Food Products. In his 25 years as a leader in the packaged food industry, Dr. Alvarez has implemented growth strategies including new go-to-market initiatives, geographic expansion and innovations of both product and packaging. Dr. Alvarez also has extensive board experience, having served on the boards of Bush Brothers Inc., Clement Pappas Inc., Ruiz Foods and Clear Springs Foods. He currently serves on the board of Phelps Pet Products Inc.