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Amyris Names Steven Mills CFO

Amyris, Inc. (AMRS) said Wednesday that it has appointed Steven Mills as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 2.

Mills will replace Jeryl Hilleman, whose intent to depart during the course of this year was first announced in August 2011.

"Steve's three decade career at ADM brings the set of skills we need as we enter a new growth stage for our Company," said John Melo, President & Chief Executive Officer of Amyris.

Mills joined ADM in 1979 and served in various senior treasury and accounting roles, including as Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2010. During his most recent assignment, Mills served as ADM's Senior Executive Vice President, Performance and Growth where he helped drive growth through business development and acquisitions until his retirement from ADM in February.

by RTT Staff Writer

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