BOSTON — Verde Farms announced the appointment of Andy Schutt as the new vice president of finance. In his role, Schutt will be responsible for leading the finance department, including all reporting, banking, relationships and FP&A activities.

“Andy's extensive background in financial leadership, coupled with his successful track record in steering companies through strategic growth, makes him a valuable addition to the Verde team," said Brad Johnson, president of Verde Farms. “With Andy on our team, we are confident we will continue to grow substantially as we revolutionize the meat aisle with our Beef From A Better Place.”

Before joining Verde Farms, Schutt served as chief financial officer at Kill Cliff, a consumer product company that specializes in clean energy drinks. Schutt led the company through significant growth and implemented numerous margin improvement strategies. He also previously served as president and CFO of global medical education provider Imedex.

"I am thrilled to join Verde Farms, a pioneering force in the CPG industry that is a true trailblazer in sustainable practices that aligns perfectly with my passion for driving positive change,” Schutt said. “The proven success of Verde as a staple brand, as well as the organic and sustainable beef category as a whole, makes this journey an exciting one.”