REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. today announced that Joseph Sarret, M.D., J.D., has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Development from his previous position as Vice President, Corporate Development. He continues to report to Alan Shaw, Ph.D., President and CEO.
Dr. Sarret was named Vice President, Corporate Development in 2007. He joined Codexis in 2005 as Corporate Counsel and Director, Business Development. Previously, he was an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP, where he provided legal services to life sciences companies. He also served as attending physician and later Acting Medical Director for the HIV Clinic at the
"Under Joe Sarret's leadership, Codexis has established business partnerships with some of the world's premier companies in energy and pharmaceuticals," Dr. Shaw said. "He has played a significant role in the evolution of our biofuels collaboration with Shell, and in successful negotiations with leading life science companies now leveraging Codexis technology in their human therapeutics programs. His continuing contributions to building a strong business base for Codexis are important to maintaining our leadership in clean technology."
Codexis, Inc. is a clean technology company. The company develops industrial biocatalysts, including enzymes and microbes. Codexis technology is used in the energy industry to enable next generation, non-food biofuels and by global pharmaceutical companies for cost-effective manufacturing of human therapeutics. Future commercial applications include carbon management, water treatment and chemical manufacturing. For more information, visit www.codexis.com.
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