Synthica Energy Taps Food and Beverage Industry Expert Larry Getz as Director of Business Development


Leading developer of food waste anaerobic digestion and renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities looks to expand to markets across U.S.

CINCINNATI, April 22, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Synthica Energy, a leading developer of anaerobic digestion and renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities, has named Larry Getz its new Director of Business Development. An experienced sales and business development executive in the food and beverage manufacturing industries, Getz will oversee Synthica’s efforts to source food waste feedstock for organics-to-energy facilities in underserved markets across the U.S.

Getz most recently served as Region Director for Sika, USA, where he led all facets of operations associated with training, development, and empowerment of vertical market managers in the food and beverage space. While there, he oversaw C-level relationships for a client portfolio that included Nestle, The Kroger Company and Gate Gourmet, among others. Getz has also served in global sales and leadership roles for Sherwin-Williams, General Polymers and Porter Paints.

“Synthica is seeing significant opportunities for food waste anaerobic digesters nationwide, and we needed an experienced leader to help us realize the potential we’re finding in the market,” said Sam Schutte, CEO of Synthica. “Larry has a proven track record in implementing robust sales strategies, policies and plans as well as uncovering business development opportunities that improve outcomes for the communities we serve. We’re excited and honored to have him on our team.”

Getz is a member of the Association for Materials Protection and Performance and is certified as a Food Safety Auditor by the National Environmental Health Association.

About Synthica Energy
Synthica Energy is an anaerobic digestion and renewable natural gas (RNG) development company focused on the creation of food waste organics-to-energy facilities in underserved US markets. Synthica’s flagship Anaerobic Digestion project is being developed in the Cincinnati region (“Synthica St. Bernard”). To learn more, visit

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Valerie McDonough, Synthica Energy, LLC

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