Myriant: Werner Praetorius Joins Strategic Advisory Board
Myriant Corporation, Quincy, MA, USA, announced that Werner Praetorius, Ph.D., former global executive at BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, joined Myriant’s Strategic Advisory Board. Dr. Praetorius, whose career spanned 29 years at BASF, currently serves as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Swiss-based EMS-Chemie Holding AG. “We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Praetorius to Myriant’s Strategic Advisory Board,” said Stephen J. Gatto, chairman and chief executive officer of Myriant. “Dr. Praetorius brings unparalleled insights and global perspectives into the petrochemicals, plastics and renewable biochemicals industries, combined with a successful track-record of technology innovation and commercial-scale deployment. We believe his expertise will be invaluable to Myriant’s continued progress commercializing low-cost, high value renewable chemicals globally.”
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