BOSTON — Saloni Sangvi Varma will join food technology company Motif FoodWorks as chief financial officer, leading the finance and investor teams. She brings to the role more than two decades of experience in strategic, operational and acquisition-related finance at consumer packaged goods companies, most recently at baby nutrition startup ByHeart.

“It’s an exciting time to have Saloni join our team,” said Jonathan McIntyre, chief executive officer of Motif FoodWorks. “She will play a pivotal role in the future of Motif. Saloni’s well-rounded experience in accounting and finance with well-known brands like Chobani and Dove will be an asset as we prepare for the launch of our first products in the coming months.”

Motif FoodWorks recently closed a $226 million Series B funding. Over the past year, the company has introduced food technologies that improve the taste, texture and aroma of plant-based alternatives. Additionally, the company is collaborating with food scientists and industry experts on academic research projects at University of Massachusetts at Amherst, University of Guelph, University of Queensland, and the University of Illinois