Menlo Park, CA – November 7, 2016 – Calysta, Inc. (www.calysta.com) today named Tomas Belloso, Ph.D., to the new position of Vice President, Regulatory Affairs. He reports to Josh Silverman, Ph.D., Chief Product and Innovation Officer, and is responsible for the company’s regulatory and quality management programs and strategy.
“Tomas Belloso brings Calysta over a decade of senior regulatory, quality and product management experience in the feed and animal health industries,” Dr. Silverman said. “He is an important addition to our management team as Calysta moves toward commercial production of FeedKind® protein. FeedKind protein is a proprietary, competitively priced new fish and animal feed ingredient targeted at replacing fishmeal.”
Dr. Belloso previously served as Regulatory Compliance Manager at the Feed Division of Wilbur-Ellis, a $3 billion international marketer and distributor of agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and ingredients. Prior to that, he held senior regulatory and product management positions at Royal Canin USA, a subsidiary of MARS, Inc., Nestle Purina, Monsanto and Elanco Animal Health.
He holds a Ph.D. in animal sciences and a Master’s degree in dairy sciences from the University of Florida, and a Bachelor’s degree in animal sciences from Universidad Rafael Urdaneta in Venezuela.
Calysta, Menlo Park, CA, is an innovator in sustainable products to improve worldwide food security. Calysta Nutrition develops and commercializes FeedKind® protein, a sustainable, traceable alternative feed ingredient for fish, livestock and pet nutritional products.