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Beyond Meat Inc (BYND.OQ)

BYND.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ethan Brown

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Mark Nelson

49 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Rich Clark

Executive Vice President - Sales

Bob Prusha

Vice President - Operations

Brent Taylor

Vice President - Corporate Development

Teri Witteman

50 2019 General Counsel, Secretary

Biographies

Name Description

Ethan Brown

Mr. Ethan Brown is the Chief Executive Officer, Founder at Savage River, Inc. He started his career in the clean energy sector where he held positions of leadership responsibility in the private and public sector, including eight years at Ballard Power Systems, where he reported directly to the President & CEO. He has an MBA from Columbia University and an MPP from the University of Maryland.

Mark Nelson

Mr. Mark J. Nelson is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. He rejoined Beyond Meat as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer in May 2017. In September 2018, he was also appointed Treasurer and Secretary and resigned his Chief Operating Officer position. Mr. Nelson briefly served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Biolase (NASDAQ: BIOL), a medical device company, from March 2017 to May 2017. From February 2016 to March 2017, Mr. Nelson served as our Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer and from December 2015 to February 2016 served solely as our Chief Financial Officer. From April 2013 to November 2015, Mr. Nelson was Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM), a manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea, spices and culinary products. Prior to that, Mr. Nelson served as Chief Accounting Officer (April 2010 to April 2013), Vice President, Corporate Controller (June 2008 to April 2010) and Vice President and General Manager (June 2006 to May 2008) at Newport Corporation, a formerly publicly traded global supplier of advanced-technology products and systems. He also worked at Thermo Fisher (NYSE: TMO), a biotechnology product development company from June 2002 to October 2004. Mr. Nelson has a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and an MBA degree from Babson College.

Rich Clark

Mr. Rich Clark is the Executive Vice President - Sales at Savage River, Inc. He has a career as a sales management executive for consumer products companies, including the Hain-Celestial Group. Most recently je served as VP/GM of Sales – Natural for Boulder Brands, makers of Udi’s Gluten Free, Glutino and Earth Balance brands. His experience includes being a part of an executive team that took Udi’s from a fledgling brand sale to Boulder Brands.

Bob Prusha

Mr. Bob Prusha is the Vice President - Operations at Savage River, Inc. He joins Beyond Meat with an impressive record of growing international manufacturing companies. A 30+ year veteran in Manufacturing, hw has held global operations leadership roles with Solae, a international supplier of soy proteins, Saint-Gobain, and was the Executive VP in a US-Japanese Joint Venture between Lord Corporation and Yamashita. He received a BS from Kettering University in Mechanical Engineering, and a Masters Degree in Materials Science from Michigan State University.

Brent Taylor

Mr. Brent Taylor is the Vice President - Corporate Development at Savage River, Inc. Prior to helping found Beyond Meat, he was involved in other early-stage businesses and investments in food and agriculture. Domestically, he has served as a partner in a vegetable seed technology start-up. Internationally, he has represented investors and operators in markets including India and Turkey. He spent several years of management experience in agriculture/food as a Senior Analyst – Corporate Development, at Dole Food Company, Inc.

Teri Witteman

Ms. Teri L. Witteman is General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Witteman joins the Company from Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP, where she was a partner since April 2016, specializing in the areas of SEC compliance, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Musick Peeler, Ms. Witteman was an attorney with Anglin Flewelling Rasmussen Campbell & Trytten LLP from September 2004 to April 2016, having started her career with Latham & Watkins LLP in Los Angeles, where she focused on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. From December 2012 to September 2018, Ms. Witteman served as Secretary of Farmer Bros. Co. (Nasdaq: FARM), a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products. Ms. Witteman received her Juris Doctor, Order of the Coif, from UCLA School of Law, and her B.A. in Economics, with honors and distinction, from the University of California, Berkeley.

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