Carbios welcomes two new Board Members: Pascal Juéry and Dominique Even

A strengthened board of directors to support the company’s corporate and business strategy

Carbios (NYSE Alternext in Paris: ALCRB), an innovative green chemistry company specializing in the development of breakthrough technologies for the recovery of plastic waste and the production of bio-polymers, announced today the appointment of two new members of its board of directors: Pascal Juéry and Dominique Even. These newest additions were approved by the shareholders on June 5, during the company’s annual general meeting.

After having his first work experience in South Korea, Pascal Juéry began his career as an internal auditor at Rhône-Poulenc in 1998. He went on to hold various management positions within the Rhodia group’s Novecare activity, first as Director of European Operations, then as Director of the Home & Personal Care Division, worldwide. In 2006, he was appointed Sales Director of Rhodia.  In 2008, he relocated to the United States to lead Rhodia Novecare as its Managing Director before joining Rhodia’s executive committee in 2010. After the group’s merger with Solvay in 2011, he became the chairman of Solvay Essential Chemicals. Pascal Juéry joined the executive committee of Solvay in January 2014. Mr. Pascal is a graduate of ESCP Europe.

Dominique Even began his career at Roussel Uclaf. In 1997, following the creation of Hoechst Marion Roussel, he became Director of the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients for France and was appointed as a member of Hoechst Marion Roussel’s French executive committee. In the wake of the group’s merger with Rhône-Poulenc S.A. and subsequent creation of Aventis, Dominique Even became a member of Aventis Pharma S.A.’s board of directors. He successively held positions as Director of the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients for France and Singapore and as the group’s Industrial Technologies Global Director. Moving on to Sanofi, from 2005 to 2011, Dominique Even was appointed Director of chemical synthesis for France and Hungary at Sanofi and became the CEO of Sanofi Chimie. Until 2011 Dominique Even also represented Aventis and then Sanofi at the board of directors of the Union des Industries Chimiques, the French professional organization whose mission is to represent companies in the chemical industry in France. Since 2012 he is a member of the board of directors of the Fondation de La Maison de la Chimie. Mr. Even is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie in Rennes and the Centre de Perfectionnement aux Affaires of HEC Paris.

“We are very pleased to welcome Pascal Juéry and Dominique Even to our Board of Directors. The addition of these two new board members demonstrates Carbios’ commitment to the goals set by the company in terms of development and innovation policy. Both of their experiences in governance will also be valuable assets for us in meeting our challenges ahead,” declared Jean-Claude Lumaret, CEO of Carbios.

About CARBIOS

CARBIOS is a green chemistry company whose innovations are designed to meet environmental and sustainable development issues faced by global industrial players. Since its creation in 2011, CARBIOS has developed two industrial bioprocesses dedicated to the biodegradation and the biorecycling of polymers. These innovations, which are a world first, optimize the performance and lifecycle of plastics and textiles by exploiting the properties of highly specific enzymes.

CARBIOS’ economic development model is based on the industrialization and commercialization of its products, enzymes, technologies, and bioprocesses via the concession of licenses, directly or via joint ventures to major industrial players in the sectors that can make use of the Company’s innovative technologies. For instance, CARBIOS created in September 2016 the joint-venture CARBIOLICE, in partnership with Limagrain Ingrédients and the SPI investment fund run by Bpifrance. This company, in which CARBIOS holds a controlling share, will market the first technology licensed by CARBIOS by producing an enzymatic additive making PLA-based plastics (films, bags, packaging) fully compostable in domestic conditions.

Since its creation, CARBIOS benefits from the financial support of the leading European venture capital firm Truffle Capital. CARBIOS was granted the label “Young Innovative Company” by Bpifrance (former OSEO) and is eligible for investments by private equity mutual funds (FCPIs).

For more information, please visit: www.carbios.fr

CARBIOS is eligible for the PEA-PME, a government program allowing French residents investing in SMEs to benefit from income tax rebates.

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