Delft, Netherlands – 17th April 2023 – Vivici today announces the appointment of Simon Penfold as its Chief Commercial Officer, effective May 1st 2023.
Former Fonterra Director of Sales Middle East & Africa, Simon Penfold has been appointed as Vivici’s CCO. Simon started his career with Nestle (UK) before joining the professional services firm Deloitte. In 2004 Simon moved to New Zealand, establishing his career with Fonterra where he has led commercial teams across Fonterra’s diverse global markets. Simon has over 20 years of commercial leadership experience with a deep and broad network of stakeholders across the global dairy industry. He is a strategic, passionate, and results-oriented business leader with a strong hands-on emphasis on stakeholder management and relationship building.
I’m thrilled to be joining Vivici, a company with inspiring founders and world leading capability at the forefront of food tech innovation. Our dairy proteins derived from precision fermentation will have a long-term sustainable impact on the future food system and I am delighted to be part of the team who will help bring this food innovation to global consumers.