Austin Maguire is President and Chief Executive Officer of Solix Algredients, Inc.
Prior to joining Solix, Mr. Maguire was President of Calera Corporation, a Khosla Ventures backed CO2 sequestration company, where he led the scale-up of the company’s technology and the development of key strategic alliances. Previously, he was President of Tate & Lyle Sucralose Inc., where he led the global SPLENDA® Sucralose sweetener business for eleven years through 2008. Earlier assignments at Tate & Lyle included positions of increasing global responsibility at the Operations and Managing Director level in the United States, Canada and the UK.
Mr. Maguire began his career with Irish Refining Company as a process and project engineer in their Exxon managed oil refinery. He later moved to Angus Fine Chemicals, an American/French contract manufacturing joint venture.
Mr. Maguire has a chemical engineering degree from University College Dublin, Ireland.
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