Amyris, a sustainable energy company, has appointed Steven Mills as chief financial officer (CFO), effective 2 May 2012. Mills will replace Jeryl Hilleman, whose intent to depart during the course of this year was first announced in August 2011.
Mills joined Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) in 1979 and served in various senior treasury and accounting roles, including as CFO from 2008-2010. During his most recent assignment, Mills served as ADM’s senior executive vice president (EVP), performance and growth where he helped drive growth through business development and acquisitions until his retirement from ADM in February.
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