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Yumi EcoSolutions, Inc.

Our eco-friendly products will help make a better world now and for future generations by replacing plastics with plant based alternatives

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Norwalk, CT, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2010
  • Employees 11
  • Website

Company Summary

We target mass-market consumers with eco-friendly sustainable, biodegradable alternatives to plastic that are: (a) equal in quality, (b) comparable in price, and (c) available where they normally shop. Benefits to society with widespread acceptance of our products are: (a) reduction in the consumption of fossil fuels used to make plastic, (b) reduction in carbon emissions from making plastic, and (c) reduction in the amount plastic in landfills.


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    Virginia P'an
    President & CEO

    Founder. 25+ years business experience. Responsible for marketing, product and packaging development, supplier relations and sourcing. Asian business development consultant with 25+ years experience. Advised and closed numerous joint ventures and contracts between western and Chinese companies. Director of publicly traded Chinese company. Former VP of American Express Bank.

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    Albert P'an
    Executive Vice President & COO

    Co-founder. Responsible for Finance, Pricing, Operations and Distribution. 25+ years business experience in corporate finance and strategic planning, sales, marketing and business development of satellite, wireless and broadband telecommunications systems in Asia.

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    Robert Trinque
    Vice President, Sales

    20+ years sales and marketing of premium house ware products. Former president and CEO of iSi North America and Leifheit International USA.

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    Ramelle Orman
    National Sales Manager - Houseware

    25+ years experience in sales of consumer products and house ware. Former National Sales Manager of Epicurean International Products and VP Sales for iSi International.

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    Rick Menard
    National Sales Manager - Grocery

    25+ years experience in sales of consumer products to retail grocery channel. Former VP Sales for Sky Valley Foods and Sales Manager for Dean Foods, Birdseye Foods and the ACH Food Companies

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    Dave Dougherty
    National Sales Manager - Grocery

    25+ years experience in sales of branded and private label consumer products. Former Vice President of Daymon Worldwide and President & CEO of Federated Group.

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    Dave Hull
    Operations Advisor

    30+ years at Kraft Foods holding senior production, operations and supply chain executive positions. Managed outsourcing of $700 million of products annually. Managed 3 Kraft Foods factories. Consultant to CEOs of natural and organic foods companies including Hain Celestial Group, Plum Organics and Ian’s Natural Foods.

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    Mike Dillon
    Marketing Advisor

    20+ years experience branded consumer products marketing. Ideated our 2 registered trademarks: Return (brand) and the tagline: the throw away that goes away. Former VP of Brand Activation Marketing at Pepsi-Cola. Product manager for launch of Sierra Mist.

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    Richard Gross
    Technology Advisor

    Industry expert on biodegradable plastic technology. Director of the NSF-IUCR Center for Biodegradable Polymer Research. President – Biodegradable Polymer Society. Recipient of National Science Foundation/EPA Presidential Award in Green Chemistry. Ph.D., Herman F. Mark Chair Professor of Organic Chemistry, Polytechnic Institute of New York University.


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    Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
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    CohnReznick LLP

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