On the Move in the Bioeconomy: Gevo taps Bill Baum for board seat

January 24, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo appointed of William H. Baum to its Board of Directors.  Mr. Baum has worked in the chemical and biobased products and technology industries during his career, with a focus on business development and strategic alliances.  He has worked in renewable fuels and chemicals for the past 18 years with Verenium Corporation, Diversa Corporation and Genomatica, Inc.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Baum worked in the chemical industry with International Specialty Products, Inc. and Betz Laboratories, Inc.  Mr. Baum currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Genomatica and previously served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Genomatica.

“I am very pleased to announce Bill’s appointment to the board,” said Dr. Patrick Gruber, Gevo’s Chief Executive Officer. “Bill has great relationships with major players in the chemicals and fuels industry.  He brings significant expertise in the areas of chemicals, strategic alliances, M&A, and biobased products that is highly relevant to Gevo as we continue the commercialization of our isobutanol and related products.”

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