Frank Ruperto -

Frank Ruperto


Ingredient Fleet Administration has appointed Frank Ruperto as its chief monetary officer, who will help Ingredient within the execution of its natural progress technique, based on the corporate.

Ruperto will be a part of Ingredient as EVP finance and assume the function of CFO efficient instantly upon Vito Culmone’s departure in accordance with the corporate’s beforehand introduced CFO succession plan, the FMC stated. Ruperto brings to Ingredient 30 years of expertise in enterprise and finance, with deep experience as a public-company CFO. His earlier experiences span strategic planning, investor relations, business and operations management, and enterprise threat administration.

Ruperto will succeed Culmone, who will depart in early 2021 after taking part in a pivotal management function in Ingredient’s transformation, Ingredient stated. Culmone will stay with Ingredient by way of the finalization of the corporate’s 2020 monetary outcomes and a easy transition.

Ruperto beforehand served as CFO and senior vp of finance and technique at Rayonier Superior Supplies Inc. (RYAM), a producer of cellulose merchandise, from 2014 to 2019. In 2019, RYAM named Ruperto govt VP in command of its core excessive purity cellulose enterprise unit, with accountability for executing RYAM’s cellulose specialties business technique in that roughly $1 billion income enterprise.

Previous to becoming a member of RYAM, he spent over 20 years in funding banking, most just lately at Financial institution of America Merrill Lynch. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with a focus in Economics from Harvard College and a Grasp of Enterprise Administration from The Wharton Faculty on the College of Pennsylvania, Ingredient stated.

“Frank brings to Ingredient a mix of monetary acumen, strategic experience and operational management expertise that will probably be invaluable as we execute our plan to develop web income and money circulation atop our scalable working platform and return extra capital to our shareholders,” stated Jay Forbes, president and CEO of Ingredient.

Ruperto will probably be primarily based in Ingredient’s Toronto head workplace.

“I’m trying ahead to helping Ingredient within the execution of its natural progress technique and extension of its management place within the fleet administration business,” Ruperto stated. “Ingredient is a rising enterprise with nice purchasers and a terrific staff, and I’m excited to be part of it.”