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PureCircle appoints Unilever's Rakesh Sinha as CFO

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Bandar Enstek, Malaysia - Febuary 19, 2016, Bandar Enstek, Malaysia - PureCircle Ltd, a producer of stevia ingredients, that it has signed an agreement with Rakesh Sinha to take over as CFO from William Mitchell who as previously announced is retiring.

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Mr. Sinha will join the Company from Unilever where across his 17 year career he has held a number of senior finance and strategic roles in both developed and emerging markets, including Finance Director of the Australian & New Zealand Ice-cream business and CFO of Unilever Taiwan & Hong Kong.

Mr. Sinha is currently CFO (Latin America, South and Eastern Europe) at Unilever Food Solutions. He brings with him a strong track record of commercial leadership, profitable growth delivery, and strategy development and deployment. Prior to joining Unilever, Mr. Sinha worked for BHP Billiton and Time-Life International.

Mr. Sinha is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant, a Chemical Engineering Graduate from the University of Leeds and holds an MBA from Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management.

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