ROCHESTER, NY – Sustainable chemicals company Novomer Inc. has named Jeff Uhrig as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Uhrig will oversee day-to-day business operations and direct efforts to further develop and commercialize Novomer’s unique catalyst technology.
“Novomer is excited to have Jeff join our team and help us manage and direct our business through an exciting period of emerging growth,” said Anthony Eisenhut, Chairman and co-founder of Novomer. “Jeff has been a highly successful business leader and brings a unique skill set immersed in finance and complemented by his chemical industry experience. We believe he is uniquely qualified to help move our company forward to its full potential.”
Uhrig has held wide-ranging corporate responsibilities during his career including his most recent position as President and Chief Executive Officer for Sirrus Inc., a leading developer of methylene malonate technology. At Sirrus, he led a successful sale process to Nippon Shokubai and managed engineering, intellectual property and commercial activities. Uhrig also served as Vice President of Corporate Development at Elevance Renewable Sciences and was Vice President in the clean technology investment-banking group at Piper Jaffray & Co.
“I am thrilled to join this outstanding and highly respected organization, which continues to develop cutting-edge catalyst technology,” said Uhrig. “I look forward to working closely with our highly talented staff to bring our carbon-efficient process technology to commercialization.”