Montreal, Canada — BioAmber has announced that Jean-Francois Huc has resigned as chairman for personal reasons.
He was replaced once by Fabrice Orecchioni the company's chief operating officer.
BioAmber said that Orecchioni has overseen the construction, start-up and operation of the manufacturing plant in Sarnia, and management of the joint-venture with Mitsui. He has also been involved in negotiations with Cheil Jedang over a joint-venture.
Huc will remain a member of the board of directors and advise the management team to ensure a smooth transition, the company said.