AeroFarms Names New Chief Operations Officer

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Fri. January 18th, 2019 - by Melissa De Leon Chavez

NEWARK, NJ - AeroFarms is welcoming Roger Post to its executive leadership team. Post will be taking on the Chief Operating Officer position in which he will oversee operations, food safety and quality assurance, engineering, farm construction, STACK/data systems, and R&D.

Roger Post, COO, AeroFarms“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.

Post has a passion for people and organizational development which he cultivated over his 28+ years of manufacturing and supply chain operations experience with leading CPG food companies including Danone and Kraft Nabisco. He also holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School.

Roger Post will be taking on the Chief Operating Officer position in which he will oversee operations, food safety, and more

Most recently, Post was SVP of Manufacturing Operations and Fulfillment at Danone Foods North America, where he responsible for over 15 manufacturing sites and attached distribution centers, engineering, continuous improvement, co-Mfg operations, environmental health safety, and the leadership of 3,800 employees, according to a press release.

David Rosenberg, CEO, AeroFarms“AeroFarms continues to lead the way for commercial production for indoor vertical farming, and Roger Post, with a proven track-record, is a great addition to our team to ensure the highest levels of safe, high quality production all year round for our key global selling partners as we look to transform agriculture overall,” said the company’s CEO David Rosenberg.

Congratulations to Roger Post on your new position!