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Codexis Board Elects Pedro I. Mizutani, Raizen EVP, as Director

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) today announced that Pedro I. Mizutani, Executive Vice President, Upstream Business, Raizen Energia Participacoes S.A, has been elected to the Codexis Board of Directors. Mr. Mizutani serves as the Board representative of Raizen, Brazil's largest sugar and ethanol producer. Raizen holds approximately 16% of Codexis' outstanding shares of common stock and is the company's largest stockholder.

"We are delighted to have Pedro Mizutani join our Board," said Alan Shaw, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer. "He brings a wealth of executive experience in industrial, financial and agricultural operations, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the Brazilian fuels and sugar markets. Mr. Mizutani is widely known and respected in the Brazilian business community, and his deep industry knowledge and strategic counsel will bring immediate value to Codexis."

Mr. Mizutani joined Raizen in June 2011 and has responsibility for all upstream business (production of sugar, ethanol, and bioenergy). From 2000-2010, he was Director at Cosan Group with responsibility for all upstream production, and in 2010 was appointed CEO of Cosan Sugar and Ethanol. Cosan is one of the largest groups in Brazil, with businesses in energy, food, logistics, infrastructure and agricultural property management.

He holds a degree in production engineering from the University of Sao Paulo, an MBA from the Getulio Vargas Foundation and a post-graduate degree in finance from the Methodist University of Piracicaba. He has also attended extension courses in business management at Ohio University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Mizutani is a member of the Board of Directors of Cosan Group, UNICA, the Brazilian sugar trade association, and Centro de Tecnologia Canavieria, a sugarcane research center in Brazil.

Codexis is a clean technology company. Codexis develops optimized biocatalysts that make industrial processes faster, cleaner and more efficient. Codexis' technology is commercialized with leading global pharmaceutical companies and in development for advanced biofuels with shell and carbon capture. Other potential markets for the company's biocatalyst-enabled solutions include chemicals and water treatment. For more information, see

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