Deli Star made a name for itself in the protein manufacturing space and has since announced its newest President. Aziz Taour will step into this role as the company’s third President, where he will lead Deli Star and its vision for growth in the coming years.
“We have an opportunity to stay true to our center as the leader of fresh, never-frozen proteins while exploring efficiencies, innovations, and sustainability to position ourselves as a top employer and a responsible community member,” Taour said in a press release. “I look forward to the opportunities ahead.”
Taour has served in the roles of Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Operating officer for Deli Star since April 2022. He is a 20-year finance industry veteran with experience in reporting, analytics, customer segmentation, global implementation of enterprise resource planning (ERP), and Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) teams for a variety of companies.
He has proven experience enhancing Deli Star’s performance, having supported the scale-up of the company’s new, state-of-the-art production facility and initiated new technologies and operational efficiencies.
In this new role, Taour will work alongside Chief Executive Officer Justin Siegel, driving operational and financial excellence.
“Aziz has an impressive track record, having led strategic analysis and global implementation for some of the best and brightest in the financial sector,” Siegel said. “In addition to his technical ability, Aziz’s curiosity, humor, and spirit of collaboration are the perfect fit for Deli Star’s evolution. As we continue to grow at our new production facility, Aziz will bring discipline and focus to build an ecosystem of success and make sure we continue to offer the safest, freshest protein with integrity.”
The release went on to note that as President, Taour will lead strategic financial and risk management decisions, integrate company strategy, and oversee the day-to-day operations of the company.
Siegel will continue to set company vision, conduct product research, and identify new partnership opportunities alongside the Board of Directors.
Congratulations to Aziz Taour on this new appointment!