Bowery Farming announces further expansion of its leadership team on the heels of a new $300M Series C fundraise with new Senior Vice President (SVP) of sales, CPG and food industry vet, Shannon Corbett. Reporting to Katie Seawell, Bowery’s Chief Commercial Officer, Corbett will be integral to Bowery’s national expansion goals, scaling its commercial footprint across the US.
In this new role, Corbett will harness the full potential of Bowery’s growing network of farms to deliver against record demand, align revenue goals consistent with financial targets and continue to accelerate the company’s mission to expand access to wildly flavorful Protected Produce that is local, safer, and more sustainable.
“I’ve spent my career advocating for purpose-driven companies that are focused on key sustainability goals, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to join such a purpose-driven company like Bowery Farming and its like-minded team who are also advocates of protecting the earth,” says Corbett.
Corbett brings 30 years of experience to her new role. Prior to joining Bowery, Corbett served as Vice President, U.S. Sales at Nature’s Path Foods, where she focused on the development of compelling consumer-led sales strategies as well as key sales initiatives. At Nature’s Path, she also served on the Advisory Board and Executive Leadership Team. Corbett’s extensive experience also includes managing a team at the Kellogg Company and leading partnerships at Mars Chocolate North America. She has worked in analytics, category management, shopper marketing, and sales, including the opportunity to lead National Account Teams with WalMart, Target, Costco, Sam’s, and Kroger. She holds a Certificate of Special Studies in Business Management from Harvard University, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.