After two decades of global sales leadership in the specialty food and ingredient sectors, Kris High has joined the executive team at hemp-derived non-psychoactive cannabinoid manufacturer Folium Biosciences as the company’s first chief commercialization officer. 

In her role, High will build out the company’s commercial strategy, drive sales growth in existing verticals, spearhead efforts to pioneer new markets, and help guide companywide strategy and vision.

Prior to joining the Folium team, High served a dual role as head of market development, Americas and global commercial effectiveness for collagen casing supplier Devro, Inc., was vice president international for processed cheese manufacturer Whitehall Specialties, and held various sales leadership roles at global food and energy company Archer Daniels Midland.