Novomer names former president Sirrus as next CEO

Novomer names former president of Sirrus as next CEO

9:45 AM, 25th November 2019
Novomer-CEO-Jeff-Uhrig
Novomer CEO Jeff Uhrig.

ROCHESTER, US: Novomer Inc has named Jeff Uhrig as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Uhrig will oversee day-to-day business operations and direct efforts to further develop and commercialize Novomer’s unique catalyst technology.

Uhrig has held wide-ranging corporate responsibilities during his career including his most recent position as President and Chief Executive Officer for Sirrus Inc., a leading 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 also 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.

Novomer is developing smart technologies to deliver high-performance monomers and polymers from low-cost raw materials. With its proprietary catalyst and process technology, the Novomer COEth Process enables feedstocks to be cost competitively transformed into chemical building blocks for a wide variety of industrial products and applications.

“Novomer is excited to have Jeff join our team and help us manage and direct our business through an exciting period of emerging growth. 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,” said Eisenhut.

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

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