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Amyris Inc (AMRS.OQ)

AMRS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Geoffrey Duyk

60 2014 Independent Interim Chairman of the Board

John Melo

53 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jonathan Wolter

69 2019 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Eduardo Alvarez

55 2017 Chief Operating Officer

Nicole Kelsey

53 2017 General Counsel, Secretary

Kathleen Valiasek

56 2019 Chief Business Officer

Philip Eykerman

51 2017 Director

Christoph Goppelsroeder

60 2017 Director

John Doerr

68 2006 Independent Director

Frank Kung

71 2017 Independent Director

James McCann

68 2019 Independent Director

Steven Mills

64 2018 Independent Director

Carole Piwnica

61 2009 Independent Director

Lisa Qi

48 2019 Independent Director

Raymond Williams

66 2013 Independent Director

Patrick Yang

71 2014 Independent Director

Peter DeNardo

2015 Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Geoffrey Duyk

Dr. Geoffrey M. Duyk, M.D. Ph.D., is Independent Interim Chairman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Duyk is a partner of Circularis Partners LP, a technology focused investment firm. Previously, Dr. Duyk served as a partner and managing director of TPG Alternative & Renewable Technologies, a technology focused investment firm (together with its affiliates, “TPG”), from 2004 to 2017. Prior to TPG, he served on the board of directors and was President of Research and Development at Exelixis, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focusing on drug discovery, from 1996 to 2003. Prior to Exelixis, Dr. Duyk was Vice President of Genomics and one of the founding scientific staff at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, from 1993 to 1996. Before that, Dr. Duyk was an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Genetics and Assistant Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Duyk currently serves on the boards of directors of: Anuvia Plant Nutrients; Concentric Ag Corporation (formerly Inocucor Technologies, Inc.); and ReGen Holdings Limited as well as on the nonprofit Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees. Dr. Duyk is also a member of the Institute Board of Directors of the Moffitt Cancer Center where he chairs the Research and Development committee. Dr. Duyk serves as a member of Scientific Advisory Boards for HudsonAlpha, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (DOE). Previously, Dr. Duyk served as a member of Scientific Advisory Boards for Bayer CropSciences, The Jackson Labs as well as numerous NIH advisory committees. He served on the board of directors of Beta Renewables from 2011 to 2017, Elevance Renewable Sciences from 2007 to 2018, The American Society of Human Genetics (nonprofit) from 2012 to 2018, EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. from July 2014 to July 2016, Galleon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2007 to 2016, Genomatica, Inc. from 2012 to 2017, Karos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2010 to 2015,

John Melo

Mr. John G. Melo is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Before joining Amyris, Mr. Melo served in various senior executive positions at BP Plc (formerly British Petroleum), one of the world’s largest energy firms, from 1997 to 2006, most recently as President of U.S. Fuels Operations from 2004 until December 2006, and previously as Chief Information Officer of the refining and marketing segment from 2001 to 2003, Senior Advisor for e-business strategy to Lord Browne, BP Chief Executive, from 2000 to 2001, and Director of Global Brand Development from 1999 to 2000. Before joining BP, Mr. Melo was with Ernst & Young, an accounting firm, from 1996 to 1997, and a member of the management teams of several startup companies, including Computer Aided Services, a management systems integration company, and Alldata Corporation, a provider of automobile repair software to the automotive service industry. Mr. Melo currently serves on the board of directors of Renmatix, Inc., and on the board of the Industrial action of Bio and also on the board of the California Life Sciences Association. Mr. Melo was formerly an appointed member to the U.S. section of the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. Mr. Melo’s experience as a senior executive at one of the world’s largest energy companies provides critical leadership in shaping strategic direction and business transactions, and in building teams to drive innovation.

Jonathan Wolter

Mr. Jonathan Wolter is Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. His areas of expertise include financial management, operations, audit, internal controls, SEC reporting and compliance. Since 2004, he has served as a partner with FLG Partners LLC (FLG), where he has been retained as CFO by the boards of multiple public and private companies. Prior to joining FLG, Mr. Wolter was international controller with KPMG Consulting, where he also served as CFO of the firm’s Latin America operations. Previously, Mr. Wolter held CFO and controller roles with public and private companies and also served as senior audit manager with Arthur Andersen & Co. His experience spans the biotechnology, technology, electronics, manufacturing, engineering and banking sectors.

Eduardo Alvarez

Mr. Eduardo Alvarez is Chief Operating Officer of the company. Mr. Alvarez has over 30 years of global operations experience both running and advising growth companies. Previously, he served as Global Operations Strategy Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). During his tenure, Mr. Alvarez co-led the integration of his prior company, Booz & Company, following its acquisition by PwC. In that role, he grew operations into a global practice with $1.5 billion in revenue and 4,000 employees. Mr. Alvarez’s assignments focused on delivering structural cost improvements while also driving sustained revenue growth. His experience also includes roles at Booz Allen Hamilton, General Electric and AT&T. Alvarez holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering in computer control and manufacturing from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan. Mr. Alvarez is a board member of The Chicago Council of Global Affairs.

Nicole Kelsey

Ms. Nicole Kelsey J.D. is General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. Her areas of expertise range from U.S. securities laws, to international M&A and corporate governance. Prior to joining Amyris, she served as General Counsel and Secretary of Criteo, a global leader in commerce marketing based in Paris, for over three years. Prior to joining Criteo, Ms. Kelsey was the senior securities lawyer for Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology; she served as head M&A attorney for CIT Group, Inc.; was the general counsel of a private merchant bank; and worked for the international conglomerate Vivendi. Before going in-house, Ms. Kelsey practiced with the law firms of White & Case and Willkie, Farr & Gallagher, in Paris and New York. A Fulbright scholar, Ms. Kelsey holds a J.D. from Northwestern University and a B.A. from The Ohio State University.

Kathleen Valiasek

Ms. Kathleen Valiasek is Chief Business Officer of the Company. Prior to joining us, Ms. Valiasek served as Chief Executive Officer of a finance and strategic consulting firm she founded in 1994, and in this capacity she worked closely with the senior management teams of fast-growing companies including start-ups, venture-backed and Fortune 500 companies. Prior to this, she served in key venture capital, real estate development and accounting roles. Ms. Valiasek holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Philip Eykerman

Mr. Philip Eykerman is Director of the Company. Mr. Eykerman has served as the Executive Vice-President, Corporate Strategy & Acquisitions of Koninklijke DSM N.V, a global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living and an entity with which Amyris has a commercial and financial relationship and which is an owner of greater than five percent of the Company’s outstanding common stock, since 2011. In this role, he is responsible for corporate and business group strategy development, budgeting and planning, improvement programs, and all M&A activities for DSM. In 2015, he was also appointed as a member of the DSM Executive Committee and at present is also responsible for the DSM Food Specialties as well as DSM Hydrocolloids activities. Next to these roles within DSM, he is also a Supervisory Board member of ChemicaInvest and Supervisory Board member of AnQore TopCo B.V., and previously served as a member of the Supervisory Board of Patheon N.V. from March 2014 to August 2017. Before joining DSM, Mr. Eykerman worked for 14 years at McKinsey & Company of which the last 9 years as a Partner and leader of McKinsey’s Chemicals Practice in the Benelux and France. Before that, he worked as a process/ project engineer for Fluor Daniel. He holds a master degree in Chemical Engineering from the KU Leuven (Belgium) and in Refinery Engineering from the Institut Francais du Pétrole (France). Mr. Eykerman’s experience in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions and operations enables him to provide insight to the Board regarding potential new opportunities for Amyris.

Christoph Goppelsroeder

Mr. Christoph Goppelsroeder is Director of the company. Mr. Goppelsroeder has served as the President and CEO of DSM Nutritional Products Ltd., a supplier of vitamins, carotenoids and other nutritional solutions, since 2013 and is a member of the DSM Executive Committee. Mr. Goppelsroeder has previously worked at Boston Consulting, Syngenta in its seed care business unit, and F. Hoffman-La Roche in its fine chemicals and vitamins division until the acquisition of such division by DSM in 2003. Mr. Goppelsroeder holds a degree in engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from Insead, Fontainebleau. Mr. Goppelsroeder’s experience in the health and nutrition market enables him to provide the Board with critical insight into a potential growth area of the Company’s business.

John Doerr

Mr. John L. Doerr is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Doerr has been Chairman at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (“KPCB”), a venture capital firm, since 1980. Mr. Doerr currently serves on the board of directors of Alphabet Inc., as well as on the boards of directors of numerous private companies, and previously served as a director of Zynga, Inc. from April 2013 to May 2017. Mr. Doerr holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering and computer science degrees from Rice University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University. Mr. Doerr’s global business leadership as general partner of KPCB, as well as his outside board experience as director of several public and private companies, enables him to provide valuable insight and guidance to our management team and the Board.

Frank Kung

Dr. Frank F. C. Kung Ph.D., is Independent Director of the company. Dr. Kung is a founding member of Vivo Capital LLC (“Vivo”), a healthcare focused investment firm founded in 1996 in Palo Alto, California, which is an owner of greater than five percent of the Company’s outstanding common stock. Dr. Kung started his career in the biotechnology industry in 1979 when he joined Cetus Corporation. He later co-founded Cetus Immune Corporation in 1981, which was acquired by its parent company in 1983. In 1984 he co-founded Genelabs Technologies, Inc. where he served as Chairman and CEO until 1995. During his tenure in Genelabs, he brought the company public in 1991, and built it to a 175 employee international biotech company with operations in the United States, Belgium, Singapore, Switzerland and Taiwan. Dr. Kung holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in molecular biology and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Kung currently serves on the board of directors of a number of emerging healthcare and biotechnology companies. Dr. Kung’s experience in healthcare and biotechnology and investing in companies enables him to provide the Board and management with guidance regarding the Company’s business strategy and access to financial markets.

James McCann

Mr. James Francis McCann III is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McCann is the founder and chairman of the board of directors of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc., a floral and gourmet foods gift retailer and distribution company founded in 1976, and served as chief executive officer of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. from 1976 until June 2016. Mr. McCann also serves on the boards of directors of International Game Technology PLC (formerly GTECH S.p.A. and Lottomatica Group S.p.A.) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Mr. McCann previously served on the board of directors of Willis Towers Watson PLC (formerly Willis Group Holdings PLC) from 2004 until May 2019. Mr. McCann brings to the Board extensive experience in business leadership and innovation, which enables him to assist in the growth and development of our business.

Steven Mills

Mr. Steven (Steve) R. Mills is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mills has 40 years of experience in the fields of accounting, corporate finance, strategic planning, risk management, and mergers and acquisitions. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Amyris from May 2012 to December 2013. Prior to joining Amyris, Mr. Mills had a 33-year career at Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (“ADM”), one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers. At ADM, he held various senior executive roles, including Chief Financial Officer, Controller, and head of Global Strategic Planning. Since 2013, Mr. Mills has served as a consultant and advisor to clients in the private equity, agribusiness, and financial services fields. Mr. Mills currently serves on the boards of Black Hills Corporation (where he also serves as the chair of the audit committee), Farmers Edge, Inc., Illinois College (where he also serves as the chairman of the board), and First Illinois Corporation (along with its wholly-owned banking subsidiary, Hickory Point Bank & Trust). Mr. Mills holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Illinois College. Mr. Mills’ familiarity with Amyris, as well as his expertise in accounting, finance and management, enables him to assist our management team and Board build and improve on our business and financial processes and management.

Carole Piwnica

Ms. Carole Piwnica is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Piwnica has been Director of NAXOS S.A.R.L. (Switzerland) (formerly NAXOS UK), a consulting firm advising private investors, since January 2008. Previously, Ms. Piwnica served as a director, from 1996 to 2006, and Vice-Chairman of Governmental Affairs, from 2000 to 2006, of Tate & Lyle Plc, a European food and agricultural ingredients company. She was a chairman of Amylum Group, a European food ingredient company and affiliate of Tate & Lyle Plc, from 1996 to 2000. Ms. Piwnica was a member of the board of directors of Aviva plc, a British insurance company, from May 2003 to December 2011, a member of the Biotech Advisory Council of Monsanto from May 2006 to October 2009, a member of the board of directors of Dairy Crest from 2007 until 2010, a member of the board of directors of Toepfer Gmbh from 1996 until 2010 and a member of the board of directors of Louis Delhaize (retail, Belgium) from 2010 until 2013. In 2010, Ms. Piwnica was appointed as a member of the boards of Eutelsat (satellites, France) and Sanofi (pharmaceuticals, France). In 2014, she was appointed as a member of the board of Rothschild (financial services, France). Ms. Piwnica holds a Law degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and a Master of Laws degree from New York University. She was also a member of the bar association of the state of New York, USA from 1985 until 2019 and was a member of the bar association of Paris, France from 1988 until 2013. Based on her multinational corporate leadership experience and extensive legal and corporate governance experience, Ms. Piwnica contributes guidance to the management team and the Board in leadership of multinational agricultural processing businesses and on legal and corporate governance obligations and best practices.

Lisa Qi

Ms. Lisa Qi is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Qi is the founder and chief executive officer of Silver Gift Limited and Daling Xinchao (Beijing) Trading Co., Ltd., which operate the Daling Family e-commerce platform in China. Ms. Qi brings deep knowledge and significant experience in the areas of e-commerce, product branding and sales and the management of high-growth companies, which enables her to make a strategic contribution to the Board and provide guidance to the management team in these areas.

Raymond Williams

Mr. Raymond Neil Williams is an Independent Director of Amyris, Inc., effective May 9, 2013. Mr. Williams served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intuit Inc. from January 2008 through January 2018. In such position he was responsible for all financial aspects of Intuit, including corporate strategy and business development, investor relations, financial operations and real estate. Before joining Intuit, Mr. Williams was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Visa U.S.A., Inc. In that role, he led all financial functions for Visa U.S.A., Inc. and its subsidiaries, including financial planning, business planning and financial monitoring. Mr. Williams concurrently served as Chief Financial Officer for Inovant LLC, Visa’s global information technology organization, responsible for global transactions processing and technology development. His previous banking experience includes senior financial positions at commercial banks in the Southern and Midwest regions of the United States. Since March 2012, Mr. Williams has also served as a board member and chair of the audit committee of RingCentral, Inc. Mr. Williams joined the board and audit committee of Oportun, Inc. in November 2017. Mr. Williams is a certified public accountant and received his Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. Mr. Williams’ expertise in accounting, finance and management enables him to provide important insight and guidance to our management team and Board and to serve as chair of our Audit Committee.

Patrick Yang

Dr. Patrick Yang, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Yang is a biotech industry consultant. He was Executive Vice President of Juno Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative cellular immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer, from September 2017 to January 2019. From January 2010 through March 2013, Dr. Yang served as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Technical Operations for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. (“Roche”), where he was responsible for Roche’s pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing operations, process development, quality, regulatory, supply management and distribution functions. Before joining Roche, Dr. Yang worked for Genentech Inc., where he most recently served as Executive Vice President of Product Operations, and was responsible for manufacturing, process development, quality, regulatory affairs and distribution functions. Prior to joining Genentech Inc., Dr. Yang worked for Merck & Co., where he held several leadership roles including Vice President of Asia/Pacific Manufacturing Operations and Vice President of Supply Chain Management. He also previously worked at General Electric Co. and Life Systems, Inc. Dr. Yang currently serves on the boards of directors of Codexis, Inc. and PharmaEssentia Corporation, and previously served on the board of directors of Andeavor (formerly Tesoro Corporation) from December 2010 to September 2018, and Celladon Corporation from March 2014 until May 2015. Dr. Yang’s experience with the biotechnology industry and operations has enabled him to provide insight and guidance to our management team and the Board.

Peter DeNardo