Tom Grossman, former financier with Goldman Sachs and principal of Blue Chip Farms, was appointed to the board and as chief operating officer and president. Citing that “few products internationally have the ability to appeal in both the culinary space as well as the financial markets.” Tom is enthusiastic about combining his experience in money management with his knowledge of evolving consumption patterns and long term investing in agricultural companies at the international level.
David Wells, president and chief executive officer of California-based consulting firm, StoryCorp Consulting, Inc., will serve on the audit committee and chair the board’s newly created compensation committee. His primary goal will be to develop commercial ostrich ranching operations in order to provide protein rich, nutritious ostrich meat as well as high quality leather products to the North American markets.
Former president and chief operating officer, Reg Lindberg, accepted an appointment as senior vice president of ranch operations and agriculture while James R. Currier, former chairman, will continue to serve on the board and as senior vice president of finance and strategic planning.
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