Santa Clara, California – Chemical process technology development company Rennovia has appointed Tim Dummer vp of commercialisation with responsibility for product sales, technology licensing and technical services.
Dummer has 25 years’ experience in the global chemicals and advanced materials industries and, a Rennovia press release said, he will be critical to the transformation of Rennovia from an R&D company to a global operating business.
Dummer worked at Solazyme where he was responsible for building the industrial chemicals business based on renewable tailored triglyceride oils derived from sugars and, prior to that he spent 18 years with DuPont Engineering Polymers & Fibers in Europe and the US, and 6 years with General Electric.
He earned a B.Eng. honours degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bradford, England.