REHOVOT, Israel — Future Meat Technologies, a company developing food technology to produce cultured meat, announced the appointments of Gustavo Burger, Jennifer Henderson and Moses Talbi, bringing decades of global leadership experience to the food tech startup growing rapidly and building on the momentum after a record Series B fundraising.
Gustavo Burger, COO
Burger is an operations leader with experience around the world and will develop, design and implement a sustainable, consumer-centric end-to-end supply chain operation for Future Meat, leveraging digital capabilities to better serve customers and consumers all over the world. Prior to joining Future Meat, he was senior vice president of operations at The Kraft Heinz Company. Burger has extensive experience in various leadership positions in sourcing, manufacturing and logistics within major FMCG companies including AB InBev and BRF SA. For the past three years, Supply Chain Movement has ranked him among the top 10 supply chain leaders. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Trevisan Escola de Negócios in Brazil and an advanced certification in supply chain management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Jennifer Henderson, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Henderson is a corporate general counsel with over 20 years of legal experience and expertise in global product safety, quality and regulatory affairs in the food, feed and biotechnology segments. In his new role, Henderson will design, implement and provide oversight and oversight of legal affairs, food safety, regulatory affairs and compliance, government relations and human resources. Prior to joining Future Meat, Henderson worked at Cargill, Inc., where she held regional and global leadership roles in legal, commercial, and food safety, quality, and regulatory functions. Henderson holds a BA from the University of Minnesota in German Studies and a JD from William Mitchell College of Law, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Moses Talbi, Chief Financial and Business Development Officer
Talbi is an experienced growth-focused financial and business development professional with nearly 20 years of experience in leading global roles, working for multinational corporations and small startups, as well as private and publicly traded companies. Throughout his career, Talbi has led numerous fundraising and global business development initiatives, with a focus on bringing disruptive technologies to market across various industries, including consumer products, biotechnology, software and technology. food Technology. He was named the company’s first chief financial officer and director of business development. He will be responsible for developing, directing and executing the company’s financial and business development strategy as it evolves from a small startup to a multinational food company.
“Future Meat is on an accelerated growth path, and we have taken an important step in expanding our leadership team to include these key new appointments. Our ability to attract world-class talent is testament to what this company has already realized and its long-term potential to change the world. This team is now focused on expanding our operational footprint to create meaningful long-term growth. Bringing together seasoned leaders like Gustavo, Jennifer and Moses creates a powerful force to driving the business forward and the execution of our go-to-market strategy,” said Nicole Johnson-Hoffman, CEO of Future Meat Technologies.