29 Jun Chemical-petroleum executive joins Virent Energy board
Madison, Wis. – Dr. Jay Kouba, a 25-year veteran of the chemical and petroleum industries, has joined the board of directors of Virent Energy Systems.
Virent, which recently entered into an agreement with Shell Hydrogen, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Co., is developing technologies that allow the renewable replacement of fossil fuels.
Kouba is the president and CEO of Metabolix, Inc., a publicly traded Massachusetts bioscience company. He has served with companies like Innovene, Inc. and BP Petrochemicals.
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