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Novomer Appoints Jeff Uhrig Chief Executive Officer.

Sustainable chemicals company Novomer, Inc. named Jeff Uhrig its new chief executive officer effective Nov. 18. Uhrig will oversee day-to-day business operations and direct efforts to further develop and commercialize Novomer's catalyst technology. The appointment was announced by Anthony Eisenhut, chairman and co-founder of the company.

"Novomer is excited to have Jeff join our team and help us manage and direct our business through an exciting period of emerging growth," says Eisenhut. "Jeff has been a highly successful business leader and brings a unique skill set immersed in finance and complemented by his chemical industry experience. We believe he is uniquely qualified to help move our company forward to its full potential."

Uhrig was most recently the president and chief executive officer of Sirrus Inc., a developer of methylene malonate technology. At Sirrus, he led a successful sale process to Nippon Shokubai and managed engineering, intellectual property, and commercial activities. Uhrig previously served as vice president of corporate development at Elevance Renewable Sciences and was vice president in the clean technology investment banking group at Piper Jaffray &Co.

"I am thrilled to join this outstanding and highly respected organization which continues to develop cutting-edge catalyst technology," says Uhrig. "I look forward to working closely with our highly talented staff to bring our carbon-efficient process technology to commercialization."

Novomer Inc. is a chemical transformation company focused on the development of proprietary catalysts for the efficient conversion of low cost and widely available raw materials into high-performance monomers and polymers. Its Novomer COEth Process enables feedstocks to be cost competitively transformed into chemical building blocks for a wide variety of industrial products and applications.

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Date:Jan 1, 2020
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