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Levon Kurkjian

Levon is a seasoned food industry pro, offering 20 years of management and leadership experience gleaned from a range of enterprises. He drives growth, quality and overall performance at The Modern Pod Company team as General Manager. 

Immediately prior to dedicating himself to plant-based goodness, he spent four years at Signature Breads, a high-performing multi-site commercial bakery, including two years as the company’s president. He previously served as Vice President of Marketing at Kettle Cuisine, a manufacturer of premium quality refrigerated and frozen soups, spearheading retail and foodservice sales, marketing and product development..    

Levon’s real education flowed from owning and operating an independent, full-service supermarket. He also earned a BS from Babson College and an MBA from Boston College. 

Throughout his career, Levon has been passionate about working with motivated teams of talented people, at mission-driven companies, to advance positive social change.