Wei Huang named Vice President of Process Development and Engineering
Christopher Stone named Vice President of Legal Affairs
Drs. John Cronan and Uwe Sauer Join Scientific Advisory Board
SAN CARLOS, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- LS9, Inc., the Renewable Petroleum Company(TM), today announced the addition of two key members of its executive team: Wei Huang has been named the company's Vice President of Process Development and Engineering, and Christopher Stone has been named the company's Vice President of Legal Affairs.
Wei Huang, who was previously Director of Process Engineering at Fluor Corporation, one of the world's largest, publicly-owned engineering companies, will oversee the company's process engineering and scale-up of DesignerBiofuels(TM) products. Ms. Huang brings more than 17 years of experience in process development, scale up and product commercialization for the biotechnology and chemical industries. Her expertise in facility and equipment design and operations support will be critical in the company's production and commercialization of advanced biofuels.
Also, to ensure the company's strong leadership in intellectual property, patents, and strategic partnerships, Christopher Stone has joined the LS9 management team to oversee the company's legal affairs. Mr. Stone brings 17 years of legal, intellectual property, and transaction experience, including 12 years working in the industrial biotechnology sector. Prior to joining LS9, Mr. Stone held the roles of Vice President, Intellectual Assets at Danisco A/S and Vice President, General Patent Counsel at Genencor International, Inc. Mr. Stone's responsibilities at the company will include intellectual property protection and management, contract negotiation and drafting, participation in business operations and strategic planning, and litigation management.
"We are truly fortunate to be joined by both Wei Huang and Chris Stone
as we've moved into
|SOURCE LS9, Inc.|
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