Vice President of Commercial and Business Development
Nicole is a senior sales and marketing executive with extensive experience across early-stage and Fortune 100 packaging and consumer packaged goods companies. Nicole currently serves as Vice President of Commercial and Business Development for AeroFlexx, an Innventure portfolio company, and is responsible for the entire customer collaboration and commercialization process for new partners and products, from initial pak design to e-commerce launch and on-shelf brick-and-mortar execution.
Prior to AeroFlexx, Nicole worked with Be Green Packaging, where she led the effort to build the corporate sales and marketing functions from the ground up to support the growth and expansion of Be Green’s retail consumer goods compostable packaging business. Prior to Be Green, Nicole worked for more than thirteen years with Mars, Inc. During her tenure with Mars, Inc., Nicole worked across several business units and every retail class of trade to build teams focused on achieving sales and marketing goals. Nicole’s final position at Mars, Inc. was to oversee and grow Mars Food’s large customer relationships, working across Walmart, Target, Meijer and regional grocery chains, drug, natural/ specialty, and military channels to grow e-commerce and support overall business development and growth.
Prior to joining Mars, Inc., Nicole worked with L’Oréal USA, working across their product line to reposition L’Oréal as a respected multicultural market leader. Nicole’s experience also includes having worked for PepsiCo and General Mills, Inc. Nicole received her B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, with a dual degree in Marketing and Government.