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Amyris Transitions Chief Financial Officer

December 10, 2013

Diniz to become Amyris's CFO upon retirement of Mills.

Amyris, Inc. appointed Paulo Diniz, currently president of Amyris Brasil, as its chief financial officer (CFO) on an interim basis following the decision of its current CFO, Steve Mills, to step down for personal reasons. Diniz will assume the new responsibilities by Dec. 15, 2013, at which time  Mills will transition to an advisory role with the Company. Amyris has begun an executive search to evaluate potential internal and external candidates to permanently fill the position.

Diniz will become Amyris's Chief Financial Officer upon Mills' resignation. He joined Amyris as president of the company's Brazilian subsidiary in early 2011, following a successful career as, among other things, the CFO of two agribusiness leaders: Bunge Brasil and Cosan. At Cosan, Diniz led the successful transformation of Cosan into Brazil's largest sugar and biofuel producer, including its initial public offering and multiple acquisitions that paved the way for Raizen, Cosan's fuels joint venture in Brazil with Shell.

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