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Company Overview of Myriant Corporation

Company Overview

Myriant Corporation, a development stage industrial biotechnology company, focuses on producing biochemicals that substitute for traditional petroleum-based industrial chemicals. The company, through its proprietary technology, would manufacture various drop-in chemicals and replacement chemicals using a range of renewable and readily available feedstocks. Its commercial products would include biosuccinic acid, a chemical building block that is used as an intermediate in the production of various high-volume products, including plastics, fibers, coatings, solvents, and cosmetics; and D(-) lactic acid, which would be converted into polylactic acid that is used in a range of everyday products,...

1 Pine Hill Drive

Batterymarch Park II

Suite 301

Quincy, MA 02169

United States

Founded in 2004

68 Employees





Key Executives for Myriant Corporation

Age: 63
Vice President of Operations and Engineering
Vice President of Research & Development
Senior Vice President of Research & Development
Age: 56
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications & Government Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Myriant Corporation Key Developments

Oxea Selects Myriant as Supplier for Bio-Based Plasticizers

Myriant has supplied commercial quantities of bio-succinic acid to Oxea for use in the production of bio-based, phthalate-free plasticizers. Oxea is expanding its portfolio of phthalate-free plasticizers with its new bio-based Oxblue product line. Applications for Oxblue include food cling wraps, flooring, soft toys, adhesives and sealants.

Myriant Corporation Presents at 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, Dec-10-2013 02:00 PM

Myriant Corporation Presents at 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, Dec-10-2013 02:00 PM. Venue: Westin Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, California, United States. Speakers: Sue Hager.

Myriant Corporation Announces Management Changes

Myriant Corporation announced that Stephen J. Gatto has resigned as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Gatto will continue to serve on the company's Board of Directors providing his insights, industry expertise and strategic counsel. Cenan Ozmeral, Ph.D., Myriant's Chief Operating Officer, has been named President of the Company and will continue to integrate commercial operations for the Company. Dr. Ozmeral joined Myriant in November 2008 following his 29-year career at leading chemical manufacturer, BASF. Most recently at BASF, Dr. Ozmeral served as Vice President of BASF's Acrylic Dispersions and XSB Latex Business, NAFTA Region.

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