Renah Persofsky ICD.D Joins Alkemy Board of Directors


TORONTO and BEIT SHEAN, Israel, May 5, 2021 /CNW/ - K.B. Recycling Industries Ltd., conducting business as Alkemy ( ("Alkemy" or, the "Company"), a leading environmental technology company, announces it has nominated Ms. Renah Persofsky to its Board of Directors as an external director.

Ms. Persofsky was awarded an ICD.D designation from the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors that represents a lifelong commitment to excellence in the boardroom. Renah had recently served as an executive consultant at a Canadian chartered bank for 9 years and holds key board positions in various prominent publicly traded and private companies including Green Gruff Inc, Hydrofarm LLC, BookJane Inc and Tilray Inc.

Shmulik Porre, Alkemy's CEO stated: "We take our responsibilities as a public company and our duties to investors very seriously. We believe that transparency and open communications with the investment community will be a key to our success. Ms. Persofsky is the perfect person to guide us towards the adoption of best practices in corporate governance as a public company. Raising environmental awareness is a global cause, and her cross-border perspective compliments that. We are honored to have her on board."

Ms. Persofsky commented on her appointment saying: "I have spent my career helping companies achieve their purpose, be it those that I have started, those I have had the privilege of leading, or representing on their board of directors. Alkemy is a promising company with a socially impactful recycling solution for one of the world's most serious pollution problems. I am proud to be part of the team to help execute on this vision."

In accordance with Israeli law, Ms. Persofsky's appointment as an external director is subject to approval at the next annual shareholders meeting of the Company.

About Alkemy (K.B. Recycling Industries Ltd.)

Alkemy is an environmental technology company based in Israel that has developed a unique plastic recycling process for plastic bags traditionally not considered economically viable for recycling, which has become one of the largest plastic pollutants in the world. Alkemy employs a dynamic one-step process that does not require separate recycling and production plants. Alkemy's process includes both recycling and finished product manufacturing in a single process called "waste-to-product", allowing Alkemy to reduce the cost of the recycled plastic as raw materials, and increase the profit margin per metric ton.

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SOURCE K.B. Recycling Industries Ltd.

For further information: Shmuel Porre, Chief Executive Officer, K.B. Recycling Industries Ltd., Tel: +972526016888, Email:; Noah Hershcoviz, Managing Partner, A-Labs Finance & Advisory Ltd., Tel: +972522357470 (IL) | +16476855890 (CA), Email:

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