Cellular agriculture company Cult Food Science Corp. has named Mitchell Scott as its chief executive officer.
Scott’s appointment follows the resignation of the company’s former CEO, Lejjy Gafour.
As co-founder of plant-based butchery The Very Good Butchers, Scott is a seasoned entrepreneur and an advocate for sustainable food solutions. He brings more than eight years of experience in the plant-based and cultivated food sectors to his new role.
"I am honored and excited to be joining the incredible team at Cult Food Science as the new CEO,” Scott said in a statement. "Our mission is clear: to revolutionize the world of food through innovation, sustainability and flavor. I firmly believe that by harnessing the power of science, technology, and our collective passion, we can create a healthier, more sustainable, and truly delicious future for all. I look forward to working closely with our dedicated employees, partners, and stakeholders to drive positive change, foster innovation and bring our visionary concepts to the plates and bowls of people and animals around the globe. Together, we will explore new frontiers in food science, and I'm committed to leading Cult Food Science into a future where food is not just a necessity but a delightful, sustainable, and transformative experience for all."