About Evanesce®

It’s time to take actionable change to reduce global waste and create a healthier planet for future generations. Built on the principles of a circular economy, Evanesce is a global leader in innovative sustainable packaging solutions.

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Evanesce global operations

Our comprehensive business model will help meet the global sustainability needs of the packaging industry and includes manufacturing, licensing and collaborative partnerships and joint ventures.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, our manufacturing facilities and distribution centers serve North America from coast to coast.

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Leadership team

Meet our experienced and passionate team who are set on changing the global paradigm of packaging with sustainable plant-based solutions.

Douglas Horne

Founder & CEO

Gerry Lalonde


Patrick Wang

Executive Vice President

Brett Featherston

Global VP, Sales

Angela Rodenburgh

Global VP, Marketing

Greg Ramsay

In-House Counsel

Dr. Karl Tiefenbacher

Research & Development Lead

Jonathan Mattice

Chief Human Resources Officer

Board of directors

Jeffrey Steiner

Board Director & Chair

Michael Fleetwood


Robert Chant


Patrick Wang

Executive Vice President

Douglas Horne

Founder & CEO



We believe packaging materials should start from the earth and return to the earth. As a sustainable technology innovator, we deliver compostable, plant-based packaging solutions that are affordable and truly sustainable.

Join our fast-growing sustainability technology company

We’re on a mission to make single-use plastics extinct. Join our team to make a global impact on reducing waste and creating a new sustainable future for the next generation.

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Evanesce guiding values

We are passionate about delivering environmentally friendly solutions that are affordable. Our guiding values include:

  • Integrity
  • Results-oriented
  • Dedication
  • Team-oriented
  • Environmentally conscious
  • Customer-focused
  • Passionate
  • Diversity and inclusion

Industry memberships & associations

Working together to create a new sustainable future


Buhler – Equipment manufacturing partner

Our partnership with world-renowned expert in food processing equipment Buhler, allows us to commercialize and scale our proprietary technology.


Minima – Biopolymer joint venture

Our joint venture with Minima Technologies, a multinational manufacturer backed by two of the largest biodegradable packaging companies in the world, enables the manufacture of high-quality biopolymer products in North America.

News & updates

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Jan 19

Evanesce Wins the People’s Choice Most Innovative Product Award

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Dec 31

45 career opportunities available in South Carolina. Attend our job fair in January

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IPPE 2022 event
Jan 25

IPPE 2022

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Sustainability in US 2022 conference
Mar 9

Sustainability in Packaging US 2022

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Oct 23

Pack Expo International

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