On the heels of an $82M series C fundraise, Vestaron, a leader in peptide-based biological crop protection, backed by Cavallo Ventures, Novo Holdings, Northpond Ventures, and more, has expanded its leadership team with the appointment of Juan Estupiñan as CFO. Juan will have global responsibility for corporate finance, FP&A, corporate tax, investor relations, and corporate communications.

In his prior role, Juan served as Vice President, Finance and Accounting, and Controller at neurotherapeutics biotech Aptinyx, playing a key role in the series A and B private financing rounds, the Initial Public Offering, and two subsequent funding rounds. Juan received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Indiana University and Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.