AeroFarms has announced that Roger Post is their new chief operating officer (COO) who will oversee all of their operations, food safety and quality assurance, engineering, farm construction, STACK/data systems, and R&D.
Post has over 28 years of manufacturing and supply chain operations experience with leading CPG food companies including Danone and Kraft Nabisco. Most recently, he was SVP of manufacturing operations and fulfillment at Danone Foods North America, responsible for more than 15 manufacturing sites and attached distribution centers, engineering, continuous improvement, co-Mfg operations, environmental health safety, and the leadership of 3,800 employees.
Post holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School.
“I am excited to join AeroFarms on their mission to build sustainable farms globally to feed the world by leveraging my deep experience in large-scale food and supply chain, and I am looking forward to helping them create a positive culture where business can be a force for good," Post said.