Vertical Farming Leader Kalera Adds Two New Board Members, Including Red Lobster CEO Kim Lopdrup


ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kalera (OSE ticker KAL-ME, Bloomberg: KSLLF), one of the fastest growing vertical farming companies in the world, today announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Kim Lopdrup, the CEO of Red Lobster, brings decades of expertise from the restaurant industry and a history of successful global expansion. Kalera also welcomes Chris Logan, Investment Director of Canica International AG. The addition of these members coincides with Kalera's rapid expansion into several new markets including recent announcements of locations in Atlanta, Houston, and Denver to open in 2021.

“We couldn't be more thrilled to have Kim, a proven titan in the food and restaurant industry, join our Board,” said Daniel Malechuk, Kalera CEO. “His knowledge and expertise span from securing the highest quality, traceable food for his vast network of restaurants to leading companies through global expansion, skills which are invaluable to Kalera at this time. Chris has also made an impact within his industry and I am confident he will bring key financial insight as we grow rapidly and internationally.”

New board member Kim Lopdrup has been the Chief Executive Officer of Red Lobster, the world's largest seafood restaurant chain company with more than 50,000 employees, since 2014. Under …

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