Tuesday Beyond Meet said It suspended chief operations officer Doug Ramsey, three days after the executive bit another man’s nose outside a football game.
In a brief statement, the El Segundo, Calif.-based agency said Ramsey “has been suspended effective immediately.” It added that operations will be overseen on an interim basis by Jonathan Nelson, who is senior vice president of manufacturing operations. Beyond Meat is known for plant-based burgers and other products that mimic the taste of meat.
Ramsay wasOfficials in Arkansas say a terrorist is making threats after an incident in which he is accused of biting off a man’s nose. According to a police report obtained by CBS News, the altercation occurred outside Saturday’s football game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Missouri State Bears in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
According to the report, Ramsey was trying to leave the game in his Bronco when another driver tried to inch forward and made contact with Ramsey’s car. Ramsay allegedly got out of his car and punched the driver of the other car.
“Mr. Ramsey bit the owner’s nose, tearing the flesh at the tip of the nose,” the officer wrote in the report.
According to the report, Ramsay was also heard threatening the driver’s life.
Ramsey joined Beyond Meat as chief operating officer in December after spending 30 years at Tyson Foods, where he headed retail poultry operations. Ramsay joined Tyson in 1992 and held various roles there, according to his biography on Beyond Meet. He is a graduate of Southern Arkansas University.
“I’m proud to join the mission to create delicious products that are healthier for our customers and more sustainable for our planet,” Ramsey said. During his appointment Dr.