MOREHEAD, Ky. — AppHarvest has appointed David Lee president, reporting to Founder and CEO Jonathan Webb, effective Jan. 25.
In this newly created role, Lee will develop a strategy and engage in operations management, leading the sales, marketing, and finance functions as AppHarvest continues to grow as a sustainable fresh foods company.
Lee will join AppHarvest from Impossible Foods where he has served as chief financial officer since December 2015. He is credited with significant growth accomplishments at Impossible Foods including securing more than $1.3 billion in funding.
Lee holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from Harvard.