Supply: Washington County, Arkansas
Beyond Meat Chief Working Officer Doug Ramsey was arrested this weekend after allegedly biting a person’s nostril in an Arkansas parking storage following a university soccer sport.
Ramsey, 53, was charged with terroristic threatening and third-degree battery and booked within the Washington County jail on Saturday night. He was launched Sunday, in response to the Washington County, Arkansas, information page.
Ramsey and Past Meat didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark from CNBC.
The altercation occurred in a parking storage close to Razorback Stadium after the College of Arkansas soccer sport, in response to a preliminary police report. Local television station KNWA/Fox24 first reported Ramsey’s arrest.
Ramsey allegedly punched by way of the again windshield of a Subaru after it made contact with the entrance tire of Ramsey’s automotive. The Subaru proprietor then bought out of his automotive, and Ramsey allegedly began punching him and bit his nostril, “ripping the flesh on the tip of the nostril,” in response to the report. The sufferer and a witness additionally alleged that Ramsey informed the Subaru proprietor he would kill him.
Campus police declined to remark to CNBC, citing an ongoing investigation.
Ramsey has been the operating chief of Beyond Meat since December. The meals firm has been dealing with skepticism from traders over disappointing gross sales, working challenges and its long-term development prospects. The inventory has fallen 73% this 12 months, dragging its market right down to $1.09 billion. Simply three years in the past, the corporate was valued at $13.4 billion.
Previous to becoming a member of the maker of meat alternate options, Ramsey spent three a long time at Tyson Foods, overseeing its poultry and McDonald’s businesses. Tyson’s headquarters are in Springdale, Arkansas.