"We are thrilled to have John join us at this important stage of Qteros' development to lead and accelerate our technical, commercial and organizational growth plans," stated Steve Goldby, Qteros board member and Partner at Venrock Associates. "John's experience building pioneering companies in the biofuels industry such as Verenium, together with his proven track record of developing and managing complex strategic corporate partnerships, make him uniquely qualified to lead and position Qteros for significant growth."
"I am very pleased and excited to be joining Qteros at this critical stage of its development, and look forward to accelerating our technical and commercial plans as we focus on making our Q-Microbe™ platform a cellulosic ethanol industry standard," stated McCarthy.
"The broad alternative energy industry represents one of the most important and high-growth opportunities for this generation," McCarthy added. "I look forward to positioning Qteros and its partners as a leading technology solution to support the multi-billion gallon per year U.S. mandate and worldwide requirement for cellulosic ethanol production."
Mr. McCarthy's prior experience includes senior executive positions at Xanthus Pharmaceuticals, Synta Pharmaceuticals, Exact Sciences, Concentra Managed Care, and Morgan Stanley. Mr. McCarthy graduated with high honors
|SOURCE Qteros, Inc.|
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