Juncosa will start his new position immediately (1st November) and will be responsible for driving the optimisation and management of PureCircle’s global operations.
That means he’ll cover everything from leaf sourcing to manufacturing right through to customer service, the company said.
“Gary will be instrumental in driving the operations of our company now that the new expanded purification facility is near to completion,” said chief executive Magomet Malsagov.
“With the new COO overseeing the day-to-day activities of the company and the continued support of other leaders in the management team, I will be able to focus on driving the growth strategy and development of PureCircle's long term business objectives.”
Juncosa has more than 20 years of experience in the specialty chemicals sector having previously been in various global leadership roles at International Flavours and Fragrances as well as being the Vice President of operations of Yinghai Aroma Chemical Group in Tianjin, China.
Most recently he worked for global biofuel and renewable chemicals firm, Renewable Energy Group, where he was the general manager of its chemical division.