Bright Farms appoints CFO

New York-based BrightFarms has hired Jen Douglas as chief financial officer.

Previously, Douglas was CFO of Scala Inc., where she managed the company's finances, operations, technology, facilities and human resources.

Prior to Scala, she spent most of her career at General Electric as part of the corporate audit staff, according to a news release.

"Jen is a world class business leader," said Paul Lightfoot, BrightFarms CEO, in the release. "My colleagues and I are looking forward to benefiting from her unique expertise and working with her as we continue to build this great company."

As CFO, Jen will help BrightFarms continue to scale as a national platform for local produce in partnership with the country's leading supermarkets, according to the release.