Amyris Appoints Ana Dutra to Board of Directors

Ana Dutra has been appointed an independent member of Amyris' Board of Directors.
Ana Dutra has been appointed an independent member of Amyris' Board of Directors.

Amyris, Inc. announced the appointment of Ana Dutra as an independent member of its board of directors. Dutra’s experience includes time as CEO and P&L leader for companies like IBM, CSC, Marsh & McLennan, Accenture and Korn/Ferry International.

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With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Dutra created several $500+ million global businesses through the combination of organic growth, global acquisitions and joint ventures, innovative go-to-market approaches and the incorporation of technology and digital transformation of services and products.

John Melo, president and chief executive officer of Amyris, said, "We are very pleased to welcome Ana as a new, independent director to Amyris. Ana brings decades of leadership, operational depth and highly relevant experience leading several global acquisitions and post-merger integrations as well as implementing accelerated growth strategies. We look forward to her contributions as we continue to execute our strategy and enhance value for Amyris shareholders."

Dutra said, "I am very excited about joining the Amyris Board at this pivotal time in the company's growth. I look forward to working with my Board colleagues and the Company's management team to best leverage the tremendous assets it has developed to continue to bring diversified and sustainable products that make a positive impact on people and planet."

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