Jun 27, 2022

Ingevity appoints Christine Stunyo as chief human resources officer 


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., June 27, 2022 – Ingevity Corporation (NYSE:NGVT) today announced it has named Christine Stunyo, formerly with Host Hotels & Resorts, as chief human resources officer. In this role, Stunyo will be responsible for leading the company’s global Human Resources (HR) function, including organization development, integrated talent management, leadership development and culture. She assumes the new role effective June 27, 2022.

“We are thrilled to welcome Christine to Ingevity to lead our outstanding human resources team,” said John Fortson, Ingevity president and CEO. “She will be instrumental in continuing our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, drawing the best talent to Ingevity, and helping to develop our employees both professionally and personally. Christine’s multi-industry, global human resources experience will be a tremendous asset to guiding the evolution of our IngeviWay culture for our locations around the world.”

Stunyo has more than 20 years of experience in HR and joins Ingevity from Host Hotels & Resorts, a global real estate investment trust, where she was senior vice president of human resources and led the end-to-end human capital strategies, including executive compensation, benefits, learning and development, recruiting and employee relations. Prior to joining Host Hotels & Resorts in 2020, she worked for the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) as senior vice president of global human resources, leading a team across four countries. Other previous experience includes roles of increasing responsibility at Capital One, including an ex-pat assignment heading human resources for the company’s Philippines operations, and HR management roles for PepsiCo.

“I believe creating a great work experience connects employees more deeply to the company’s work and purpose,” said Stunyo. “I am energized and honored to step into a new sector at Ingevity and help shape the future of the employee experience utilizing my broad background across many industries for the benefit of our global team.”

Stunyo received her bachelor’s degree in business administration with a human resources management emphasis from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. She is a native of Minnesota.

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides products and technologies that purify, protect, and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, we develop, manufacture and bring to market solutions that help customers solve complex problems and make the world more sustainable. We operate in two reporting segments: Performance Chemicals, which includes specialty chemicals and engineered polymers; and Performance Materials, which includes high-performance activated carbon. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bioplastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,850 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:NGVT). For more information visit


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