Punishment Announced For Executive Arrested At College Football Game
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Doug Ramsey, chief operating officer of Beyond Meat, was arrested after Saturday's Arkansas football game for biting a man's nose during a physical altercation.
The executive of a plant-based meat alternative company was arrested on charges of terroristic threats and third-degree battery.
Ramsey has been suspended from his role in Beyond Meat, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
The sentence was first reported by Bloomberg.
"Doug Ramsey has been suspended with immediate effect," the plant-based meat company said in a statement on Tuesday.
Tyson, 53, became the head of operations for Beyond Meat in December after a three-decade career with Foods Inc.
Operations will be overseen by Jonathan Nelson on an interim basis,
Beyond Meat's senior vice president for manufacturing operations, the company said.
According to the police report, the incident took place in the parking lot after the game.
The two men started fighting after their cars collided at Razorback Stadium.
Ramsey allegedly punched through the rear windshield of the other person's car, and then punched the person himself.
Then he reportedly "bitten off the owner's nose, ripped the flesh at the tip."
He also threatened to kill the other driver.
The Razorbacks are 3-0 to begin the season after Saturday's win over Missouri State.