Beyond Meat, a US headquartered company in plant-based meat has announced that Sanjay Shah has been named its Chief Operating Officer. Effective September 18, 2019, he will assume the responsibility for Beyond Meat’s global operations and production.
Ethan Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer of Beyond Meat said, “It is with great enthusiasm that I welcome Sanjay Shah to Beyond Meat as our Chief Operating Officer. Sanjay brings a wealth of experience in scaling and operating very high growth businesses, none more important in our consideration than Amazon, where Sanjay managed a majority percentage of North American fulfillment over the course of his career. Sanjay's focus on making operational excellence a sustained competitive advantage, his experience in and appetite for global expansion, along with shared values and a tireless work ethic, makes him a welcome addition to the Beyond Meat family.”
Shah has more than 25 years of experience in operations, manufacturing, engineering and supply chain management.
Before joining Beyond Meat, he served as Senior Vice President of Energy Operations at Tesla, where he was responsible for the worldwide Energy business and led the North America Sales/Services/Delivery for Automotive.