Fernand Kaufmann

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Fernand Kaufmann "has been a director of Verenium since 2004. Dr. Kaufmann retired from The Dow Chemical Company, a public chemical manufacturing company, in 2001. During his over 33-year career at Dow, Dr. Kaufmann served in a number of senior executive capacities, including Group Vice-President for New Businesses and as a member of Dow’s management executive committee. Dr. Kaufmann currently serves as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of HPL SA, a Swiss technology start-up company in the field of novel lithium-ion battery technology. He also serves as an advisor to Emerald Technology Ventures, a Swiss venture capital fund focused on clean energy and other technology. Dr. Kaufmann received a Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Strasbourg, France." [1]

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  1. Board, Verenium, accessed January 27, 2009.