GreenFuel Technologies, a closely watched algae start-up, has hired a new CEO to place interim CEO Bob Metcalfe.
Simon Upfill-Brown will join the company in mid-July from Haltermann Custom Processing, where he was CEO of the chemical manufacturing firm. He was general manager of Haltermann Dow after Dow Chemical bought the company in 2001 until it was spun out this year as a separate company.
In a statement, Upfill-Brown said "algae has come of age."
"By developing and scaling our algae farming technologies, we aim to play a huge role in solving the world's energy problems: … Read more