Origin Materials appoints Matt Plavan as CFO
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Origin Materials appoints Matt Plavan as CFO

Plavan succeeds Pam Haley, who has served as interim Chief Financial Officer since September 1, 2023

  • By ICN Bureau | October 04, 2023

Origin Materials, world’s leading carbon negative materials company, announced the appointment of Matt Plavan as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 30, 2023.

Plavan succeeds Pam Haley, who has served as interim Chief Financial Officer since September 1, 2023. Haley will continue in her role as Senior Vice President of Accounting and Finance.

Plavan brings sixteen years of public company executive experience at technology-driven companies. As a CFO, Plavan successfully led all finance functions including equity, debt and strategic partner capital acquisition, long-range project budgeting, forecasting and progress reporting, and has been integrally involved in closing strategic transactions valued at approximately US$1B.

In his role at Origin, he will work closely with Origin’s Co-CEOs and board of directors to lead the finance organization, drive business growth, and execute the Company’s mission to enable the world’s transition to sustainable materials.

“Matt has broad, highly relevant experience within publicly traded companies introducing disruptive solutions into well-established industries, successfully setting and managing financial performance expectations with key stakeholders through multiple stages of growth,” said Rich Riley, Co-CEO of Origin Materials.

Prior to joining Origin, Plavan served as Chief Executive Officer at IngredientWerks.  Previously, Plavan held executive roles at Arcadia Biosciences, Cesca Therapeutics, McKesson and Ernst & Young.

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