Co-founder new director?

My Food Bag co-founder Cecilia Robinson has been nominated by the company’s board for appointment as a director.

Ms Robinson, who has accepted the nomination, founded My Food Bag in 2012 with her husband James, MasterChef winner and dietitian Nadia Lim and her husband Carlos Bagrie, and former Telecom chief executive Theresa Gattung. She was co-chief executive until mid-2018 and served as a director of the company prior to its public listing last year.

In a statement to the market, chairman Tony Carter said, if elected, Ms Robinson would assist the board with her significant institutional knowledge about the business.

"Her entrepreneurial background and innovative drive would also complement the existing skills on the board, and help support My Food Bag through its next exciting chapter of growth in its core business of meal kits and beyond," he said.

Ms Robinson said she looked forward to the opportunity to be back supporting the business. Since her time at My Food Bag, she had continued to "innovate and drive transformational change" through digital healthcare start-up Tend Health which she founded.

The board recommended shareholders vote in favour of her appointment at the annual meeting on August 19.

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