Marcella Butler has been appointed the first chief people officer at plant-based meat and dairy products developer Impossible Foods.
Butler will oversee HR, leadership and development, recruiting and strategic people initiatives.
“Marcella brings to our People team a strong business perspective gained in organizations ranging from startups to major multinationals, in roles from finance and operations to HR leadership,” Impossible Foods founder and CEO Patrick Brown said. “She’s an ultra-long-distance athlete with the confidence and discipline to go the distance as Impossible Foods grows rapidly.”
Butler most recently served as HR head at enterprise software company Opower. She previously held positions at Alliance Bernstein, Egon Zehnder International, Google, McKinsey & Co., and Pershing Square Capital Management.