Press Releases | May 12, 2021

Cyclyx announces three new additions to Executive Advisory Board

New executive advisory board members bring valuable sustainability experience to support company’s mission to help increase recycling rate of post-use plastic

PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire, USA, September 2, 2021 – Cyclyx International, a consortium-based plastic feedstock management company with a mission to increase the recycling rates of post-use plastic from 10% to 90%, today announced the addition of three new members to its Executive Advisory Board (EAB).

Dr. Ron Abbott is sustainability technology manager at Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem). Dr. Abbott is responsible for developing technology required to advance long term global sustainability objectives, which includes leading CPChem’s advanced recycling program. Prior to assuming this role in 2018, Abbott served as the Planning and Strategy Manager in the Corporate Planning and Development group where he oversaw the strategic planning process for CPChem.

Ricardo Cuetos is vice president Standard Products Americas at INEOS Styrolution America LLC. Mr. Cuetos brings more than 25 years of experience in the plastics and petrochemical industries across North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America and is committed to improving and increasing the recovery of post-consumer polystyrene waste.

Dr. Ganesh Nagarajan is the associate director for Polymer Business Development & Projects at LyondellBasell and is responsible for developing circular economy initiatives, strategy and partnerships for North America. He also represents LyondellBasell at the Alliance to End Plastic Waste as part of the regional task force in North America and Thematic Expert Groups. Nagarajan brings more than 25 years of experience with expertise in sustainability, business management, marketing, sales, product development, mergers and acquisitions and capital projects including international experience in India, Asia, Australia and South America. Prior to his current role he was the managing director for the Polypropylene Compounding Business at Basell Polyolefins India Private Ltd.

“Cyclyx has an ambitious mission of helping to increase the recycling rate of post-use plastic from 10% to 90%,” said Joe Vaillancourt, chief executive officer of Cyclyx. “The knowledge of and commitment to sustainability and building a more circular economy that Ron, Ricardo and Ganesh bring will be crucial in helping us to reach our goals.”

About Cyclyx International, LLC.

Cyclyx International, LLC. (“Cyclyx”) is a post-use plastic feedstock management company working with industry participants to develop innovative recycling solutions for all types of post-use plastics. The company’s mission is to increase the recycling rate of post-use plastics from 10% to 90% by using Cyclyx’s expertise in understanding the chemical composition of waste plastic in collaboration with industry partners to create a new, innovative supply chain. Cyclyx was founded by Agilyx Corporation (“Agilyx”), a leader in advanced chemical recycling, together with ExxonMobil Chemical Company, one of the largest chemical companies in the world. Cyclyx has been formed to be a consortium-based entity and since its founding there have been a growing number of companies joining its membership . For more information, visit us at


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