Beyond Meat, Inc. recently announced that Sanjay Shah, previous Tesla executive, had been named its Chief Operating Officer. On September 18th of this year Mr. Shah assumed responsibility for Beyond Meat’s global operations and production.
Before joining Beyond Meat, Mr. Shah served as Senior Vice President of Energy Operations at Tesla. He also held a variety of leadership roles at Amazon, MFG.com, and Dell. Shah received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee.
“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,” said Beyond’s founder and CEO Ethan Brown.