Skip to content
FootprintJan 22 20242 min read

Nicole Juntunen Appointed Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Footprint

GILBERT, Ariz. (January 22, 2024) — Footprint, a global materials science and technology company focused on creating a healthy planet, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Juntunen as the Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing. In her role, Nicole will provide strategic direction for our global sales and marketing, leading the expansion of our customer portfolio. She will focus on introducing and promoting Footprint’s cutting-edge sustainable packaging offerings to businesses worldwide.

Nicole brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role. Over the past 20 years, she has led sales efforts within several notable organizations. Most recently, serving as Vice President of Sales & Customer Support at S. Martinelli & Company. Her background includes an impressive career journey with notable contributions to companies such as PepsiCo, L’Oreal, General Mills, Mars Inc., and BeGreen Packaging.

“We are excited to welcome Nicole Juntunen to our team at Footprint. Her extensive experience in sales and marketing and her dedication to sustainability align perfectly with our mission to create a positive impact through responsible packaging solutions,” said Corey Berends, Chief Executive Officer at Footprint.

Nicole Juntunen’s appointment fortifies Footprint’s position as a catalyst for substantial change in environmentally friendly packaging solutions. As a respected leader with a proven track record of guiding companies toward sustainable practices, Nicole will spearhead our endeavors to develop and market innovative solutions for businesses. Under her leadership, she will drive companies to understand the benefits of compostable solutions.

"I am honored to be part of a company that is at the forefront of sustainable packaging solutions,” said Nicole Juntunen. “Footprint's commitment to environmental responsibility aligns with my personal values, and I look forward to contributing to the growth and success of the organization."

About Footprint
Footprint is a global materials science and technology company with a clear vision to create a healthier planet and healthier people. Our mission is to provide solutions to eliminate single-use plastics in our food chain. Footprint’s engineers use plant-based fiber technology to design, develop, and manufacture bio-based products. Footprint is rapidly expanding into new categories with customized and patented solutions for customers. While working with leading global consumer brands, Footprint’s products have already led to a worldwide redirection of millions of pounds of plastic waste from entering the environment.

Footprint was founded in 2014 and employs about 2,000 employees with operations in the U.S., Mexico, Europe, and Asia. Footprint was named to Fast Company’s “Brands that Matter” list in 2022, CNBC’s “Disruptor 50” list in 2021, and Fortune’s “Change the World” list in 2020.

For more information on Footprint’s sustainable solutions, visit

Media Contact:
Robert Dekker
VP Communications, Footprint
+1 (480) 209-1064