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Business Observer Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 2 years ago

Specialty food company adds board member

Innovative Food Holdings also acquired some assets of TheGiftBox subscription service.

BONITA SPRINGS — A Bonita Springs-based company that offers an interconnected platform of small, specialty food companies serving business and consumer customers has appointed its fifth independent director and acquired assets of e-commerce subscription service.

Innovative Food Holdings, which provides chefs and consumers direct access to specialty food products across the United States, selected attorney David Polinsky to its board of directors.

“David’s diverse business background provides significant value to our board, including his experience in corporate governance, law and finance,” says Sam Klepfish, CEO of Innovative Food Holdings, in a statement. 

In addition to bringing Polinsky onboard, Innovative Food Holdings acquired certain assets from TheGiftBox, an e-commerce subscription holding company that Polinsky founded and chairs, the release states. The assets purchased includes certain e-commerce subscription box assets and patent pending intellectual property.

Polinsky has been CFO of Rafael Holdings since December 2017. He co-founded Rafael Pharmaceuticals and served as its vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary from 2002, and as president, general counsel and secretary from 2016 through March 2018.

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