Principal Larry Page has been promoted to managing director of the investment firm in St. Louis
Lewis & Clark AgriFood, the investment firm backing businesses in the agrifoodtech space, has announced the promotion of Larry Page to the role of managing director. He previously served as principal
David Taiclet, general partner and managing director of Lewis & Clark AgriFood, explained that Page joined Lewis & Clark in 2016 and has been integral in leading the team’s science effort, deal flow, and overall organisational growth strategy.
“His impressive background and knowledge of multiple spaces, from science and technology to commercialisation, make him an invaluable member of our leadership and investment team,” said Taiclet. “This promotion continues to solidify us as a leader in the food and agriculture investing space.”
Before joining Lewis & Clark, Page worked at PierianDx, a start-up specialising in clinical bioinformatics. He was a manager in several facets of the business, including on the laboratory and sales teams.
Preceding his work at PierianDx, Page spent time as an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Nidus Partnership. He also served as chief technology officer of Terra Biologics, a start-up working to commercialise cyanobacteria-based biofertilisers.
Tom Hillman, founding partner of Lewis & Clark, said: “This promotion reflects our ongoing commitment to be a leader in identifying investment opportunities and partnering with outstanding growth-oriented companies in the food and agriculture space. We are very excited about the team and capability we are building at Lewis & Clark AgriFood.”
Date published: 20 January 2021