TruTag Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of smart medicine and other product identity solutions today announced that it has appointed Jennifer McFarlane to its Board of Directors.
Ms. McFarlane has extensive experience serving on public and private company Boards, as a CFO of public and private companies, and as an investment banker. In these roles, she has supported companies executing on product launches and global expansion across a variety of industries, including medtech, clean tech, industrial biotech and natural resources. Currently, Ms. McFarlane is a board director of BioGill, a water-tech company, and of Blue Planet Systems Corporation, a carbon sequestration company. She also serves on the boards of two non-profits, Benetech and Pacific Institute. Jennifer recently founded Asterra Partners, which is focused on using revenue-based financing to fund technology scale up.
Ms. McFarlane previously served as CEO of Astia, an accelerator for women entrepreneurs, and as Executive Director of Southern Pacific Petroleum, an Australian public company. She started her career as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers, now Citigroup. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a C3E Ambassador, a U.S. Department of Energy appointment. Ms. McFarlane holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and a LLB / BSc from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Les Leff, TruTag’s Chairman of the Board, said, “We are pleased to add Jennifer to our Board of Directors. She is a highly experienced international executive with long standing private and public company Board experience and a varied skill set that will add considerable value to the company.”
Ms. McFarlane said, “I am excited to be a part of the TruTag team and support their mission to leverage its unique technology platform to digitize the physical world. It’s ability to provide complete supply chain integrity in smart medicine, food and beverage, consumer products and beyond is unmatched.”
“I am looking forward to working with Jennifer and benefitting from her global operational experience as the company persists to grow,” added Michael Bartholomeusz, PhD, TruTag’s Chief Executive Officer. “Her experience across a broad array of industries will serve TruTag well as we apply our technology solutions to the world’s largest challenges.”