Beyond Meat names Amazon veteran as CFO

FILE PHOTO: Beyond Meat products are displayed on grocery store shelves inside Kroger Co.'s Ralphs supermarket amid fears of the global growth of coronavirus cases, in Los Angeles, California

(Reuters) -Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat Inc on Friday named Inc veteran Phil Hardin as its chief financial officer, replacing Mark Nelson who retired in May.

Hardin, who has spent 15 years at Amazon, has held several roles in finance and most recently was vice president, finance for Amazon advertising. He will join Beyond Meat in July.

Beyond Meat also named Deanna Jurgens as its chief growth officer and Margaret Trask as its chief people officer.

(Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)