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Board of Directors

HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani
Elected 2012

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani has served as Special Advisor to the Emir since his appointment in April 2007, and was Prime Minister of Qatar from October 1996 to April 2007. His Highness has served as Chairman of the board of directors of Qatar Investment and Projects Development Holding Company, a Qatari investment group, since March 2011 and as Chairman of the board of directors of Specialized International Services (SIS) Qatar, a business investment company, since October 2011. His Highness graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Recent Stock Transactions by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Jul 30, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 6, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Mar 27, 2013 Buy 1,533,742 3.26
Dec 24, 2012 Buy 3,355,704 2.98
Jul 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Mar 15, 2012 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Philippe Boisseau
Elected 2010

Mr. Boisseau is President, Marketing & Services and a member of the Executive Committee of Total S.A., a French oil and gas company, since January 2012. Previously, Mr. Boisseau served as President of the Gas & Power division of Total from February 2007 to December 2011. He also previously served as a member of Total's Management Committee since January 2005. He served as President, Middle East of Total's Exploration & Production division between 2002 and February 2007 and, before that, as General Manager of Total Austral in Argentina from 1999 to 2002. From 1995 to 1999, he worked in several management positions within the Refining and Marketing division in the U.S. and France. At the beginning of his career, he served in various positions within French government ministries. He graduated from the leading French engineering school Ecole Polytechnique and also has a DEA (master's degree) in particle physics from the Ecole Normale Supérieure.

Recent Stock Transactions by Philippe Boisseau
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Oct 14, 2015 Sell 80,052 2.36
Oct 14, 2015 Option Execute 18,924,192 1.42
Oct 14, 2015 Sell 80,052 2.36
Oct 14, 2015 Option Execute 18,924,192 1.42
Jul 29, 2015 Buy 31,716,833 1.56 - 2.30
Jul 29, 2015 Buy 31,716,833 1.56 - 2.30
Dec 24, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,677,852 2.98
Dec 24, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,677,852 2.98
Feb 23, 2012 Buy 2,288,356 5.78
Feb 23, 2012 Buy 2,288,356 5.78
Dec 8, 2010 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Sep 30, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 9,651,004 n/a
John Doerr
Elected 2006

John Doerr is a Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capital firm, since 1980. Mr. Doerr currently serves on the board of directors of Google Inc., as well as on the boards of directors of several private companies. Previously, Mr. Doerr served on the board of directors of Amazon.com, Inc. Mr. Doerr holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degrees from Rice University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University.

Recent Stock Transactions by John Doerr
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Jun 14, 2016 Buy 200,577 1.04
Jul 30, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Jul 29, 2015 Buy 9,615,384 1.56
Aug 6, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
May 15, 2014 Buy 172,186 3.02
Aug 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
May 24, 2013 Buy 24,402 2.85
Dec 24, 2012 Buy 1,677,852 2.98
Aug 31, 2012 Buy 270,270 3.70
Jul 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
May 18, 2012 Buy 211,864 2.36
Feb 23, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 865,051 5.78
Jul 19, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Jun 2, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,503 n/a
Sep 30, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,594,605 n/a
Sep 30, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 66,297 n/a
Sep 30, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,660,902 n/a
Sep 30, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,800,587 n/a
Sep 27, 2010 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Sep 27, 2010 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Sep 27, 2010 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Sep 27, 2010 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Geoffrey Duyk M.D., Ph.D
Elected 2012

Dr. Geoffrey Duyk was a member of the Board from May 2006 through May 2011, and re-joined the Board in May 2012. Dr. Duyk is a partner of TPG Growth, LLC, an affiliate of TPG Biotechnology Partners II, L.P. and a partner and managing director of TPG ART.  Previously, he served on the board of directors and was President of Research and Development at Exelixis, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focusing on drug discovery, from 1996 to 2003. Prior to Exelixis, Dr. Duyk was Vice President of Genomics and one of the founding scientific staff at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, from 1993 to 1996. Before that, Dr. Duyk was an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Genetics and Assistant Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Duyk currently serves on the boards of directors of Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., as well as several private companies and the non-profit Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees and the American Society of Human Genetics Board of Directors. He served on the board of directors of Agria Corporation from August 2007 to May 2009, Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (formerly Replidyne, Inc.) from 2004 to February 2009, Exelixis, Inc. from 1996 to 2003, as well as the Wesleyan University Board of Trustees from 2008 to June 2014. Dr. Duyk holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Wesleyan University and Doctor of Philosophy and Medicine degrees from Case Western Reserve University.

Recent Stock Transactions by Geoffrey Duyk M.D., Ph.D
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Jul 30, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 6, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Jul 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
May 4, 2012 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Sep 27, 2010 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Bram Klaeijsen
Elected 2015

Bram Klaeijsen served as President and Regional Director, Asia-Pacific and platform leader for Cargill Food Ingredients and Systems, a division of Cargill, Inc., a position from which he retired in January 2015. Mr. Klaeijsen joined Cargill in 1978 and held a number of leadership positions, including as Platform Leader for Cargill’s European Food Ingredients businesses from 1999 to 2003, when he assumed the role of Executive Vice President of Cargill Food Ingredients and Systems. He held that position until he joined Cargill’s Asia-Pacific operations in 2009, where he served until his retirement.  Mr. Klaeijsen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from technical college Breda in the Netherlands. 

Recent Stock Transactions by Bram Klaeijsen
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Jul 30, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Margo Georgiadis

President, Americas at Google, Inc., a global technology company, since October 2011.  Chief Operating Officer of Groupon, Inc., a global online local marketplace, from March 2011 to September 2011.  Vice President, Global Sales Operations at Google from 2009 to 2011.  Executive Vice President, Card Products and Chief Marketing Officer, Discover Financial Services from 2004 to 2009.  Partner at McKinsey and Company in London and Chicago from 1990 to 2004.  Ms Georgiadis holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard College and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Recent Stock Transactions by Margo Georgiadis
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Dec 21, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 30,000 n/a
John Melo
Elected 2007

John Melo has 30 years of combined experience as an entrepreneur and thought leader in developing and growing technology companies and as a senior executive in the Oil & Gas industry. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Melo has led Amyris through successful technology development, industrial start up, product development and commercialization and a series of funding rounds, including the initial public offering. Before joining Amyris in 2007, Mr. Melo served in various senior executive positions at BP Plc (formerly British Petroleum) most recently as President of U.S. fuels operations where he successfully led a business transformation and significantly improved the financial performance. During his tenure at BP, Mr. Melo also served as Chief Information Officer of the refining and marketing segment; Senior Advisor for e-business strategy to Lord Browne, BP group chief executive; and Director of global brand development. In this last role, he helped develop the “Helios” re-branding effort. Before joining BP, Mr. Melo was with Ernst & Young. Mr. Melo currently serves on the board of directors of Renmatix Inc., serves on the board of directors of BayBio, serves on the Bio Industrial and Environmental section governing board, is a member of the Council for the Portuguese Diaspora and is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). He was formerly an appointed member to the U.S. section of the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. When not working on the mission of making sustainable chemistry mainstream or championing the eradication of malaria, John enjoys skiing, reading and time with his family on the island of Pico in the Azores, his childhood home.

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Recent Stock Transactions by John Melo
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jun 14, 2016 Sell 200,577 1.04
Jun 1, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 53,238 0.54
May 16, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 425,000 n/a
Apr 1, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 67,518 1.09
Nov 9, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 300,000 n/a
Jun 8, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 425,000 n/a
Jun 5, 2015 Automatic Sell 20,440 1.96
Jun 4, 2015 Automatic Sell 20,418 2.00
Jun 3, 2015 Automatic Sell 20,418 2.04
May 12, 2015 Automatic Sell 20,440 2.04
May 11, 2015 Automatic Sell 20,418 2.04
May 8, 2015 Automatic Sell 24,717 2.15
Apr 1, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 73,781 2.45
May 15, 2014 Sell 172,186 3.02
May 5, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 300,000 n/a
Apr 1, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 126,677 4.44
Jan 1, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,363 4.71
Jun 3, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 239,000 n/a
May 24, 2013 Sell 24,402 2.85
Apr 1, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 6,113 3.06
Jan 2, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,364 3.20
Aug 31, 2012 Sell 553,730 3.70
Aug 31, 2012 Sell 115,000 3.70
Aug 31, 2012 Option Execute 553,730 0.28
Aug 31, 2012 Option Execute 115,000 0.28
May 15, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,273 1.53
Apr 9, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 250,000 n/a
Jan 3, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,225 12.27
Oct 10, 2011 Automatic Sell 20,000 17.22
Oct 10, 2011 Option Execute 20,000 0.28
Aug 10, 2011 Automatic Sell 27,500 20.02 - 20.67
Aug 10, 2011 Option Execute 27,500 0.28
Aug 9, 2011 Automatic Sell 23,800 19.66 - 20.44
Aug 9, 2011 Option Execute 23,800 0.28
Aug 8, 2011 Automatic Sell 18,500 20.04 - 20.55
Aug 8, 2011 Option Execute 18,500 0.28
Jul 8, 2011 Automatic Sell 6,000 28.28
Jul 8, 2011 Option Execute 6,000 0.28
Jul 7, 2011 Automatic Sell 7,000 27.97
Jul 7, 2011 Option Execute 7,000 0.28
Jul 6, 2011 Automatic Sell 4,500 28.21
Jul 6, 2011 Option Execute 4,500 0.28
Jul 5, 2011 Automatic Sell 8,000 27.89
Jul 5, 2011 Option Execute 8,000 0.28
Jul 1, 2011 Automatic Sell 19,970 28.05
Jul 1, 2011 Option Execute 19,970 0.28
Jun 30, 2011 Automatic Sell 11,900 28.19
Jun 30, 2011 Option Execute 11,900 0.28
Apr 15, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 23,000 n/a
Mar 29, 2011 Automatic Sell 53,100 27.99
Carole Piwnica
Elected 2009

Ms. Piwnica is Director of NAXOS UK, a consulting firm advising private equity, since January 2008. Previously, Ms. Piwnica served as a director, from 1996 to July 2006, and Vice-Chairman of Governmental Affairs, from 2000 to 2006, of Tate & Lyle Plc, a European food and agricultural ingredients company. She was a chairman of Amylum Group, a European food ingredient company and affiliate of Tate & Lyle Plc, from 1996 to 2000. From 1992 to 1996, Ms. Piwnica held general management positions and board memberships in various other European food companies, including Cacao Barry and Vital Sogéviandes. Ms. Piwnica was a member of the board of directors of Aviva plc, a British insurance company, from May 2003 to December 2011, a member of the Biotech Advisory Council of Monsanto from May 2006 to October 2009, a member of the board of directors of Dairy Crest from 2007 until 2010, and a member of the board of directors of Toepfer Gmbh from 1996 until 2010. In 2010, she was appointed as a member of the boards of Eutelsat (satellites, France) and Sanofi (pharmaceuticals, France). Ms. Piwnica holds a Law degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and a Master of Laws degree from New York University. She has also been a member of the bar association of the state of New York, USA since 1985.

Recent Stock Transactions by Carole Piwnica
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Jul 30, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 6, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Jul 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Jul 19, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Fernando Reinach Ph.D.
Elected 2008

Dr. Fernando Reinach is managing partner of Pitanga Fund, a venture capital fund based in Brazil, since May 2011. From 2001 to May 2010, Dr. Reinach was a General Partner at Votorantim Novos Negócios Ltda. Before joining Votorantim, he was involved in the creation of two companies, Genomic Engenharia Molecular Ltda., a molecular diagnostic laboratory, and .ComDominio S/A, a datacenter company. Dr. Reinach holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of São Paulo and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from Cornell University Medical College.

Recent Stock Transactions by Fernando Reinach Ph.D.
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Jul 30, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 6, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Dec 24, 2012 Buy 83,892 2.98
Jul 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Feb 23, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 86,505 5.78
Jul 19, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Neil Williams
Elected 2013

R. Neil Williams has served as Intuit's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since January 2008. He is responsible for all financial aspects of Intuit, including corporate strategy and business development, investor relations, financial operations and real estate. Before joining Intuit, Mr. Williams was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Visa U.S.A., Inc. In that role, he led all financial functions for the company and its subsidiaries, including financial planning, business planning and financial monitoring. Williams concurrently served as Chief Financial Officer for Inovant LLC, Visa's global information technology organization, responsible for global transactions processing and technology development. His previous banking experience includes senior financial positions at commercial banks in the Southern and Midwest regions of the United States. Williams, a certified public accountant, received his Bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Recent Stock Transactions by Neil Williams
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Jul 30, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 6, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Patrick Yang Ph.D.
Elected 2014

Dr. Patrick Y. Yang was appointed to the Board of Amyris, effective July 1, 2014. From January 2010 to March 2013, he served as Head of Global Technical Operations for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. where he was responsible for the company's pharmaceutical manufacturing, process development, engineering, quality, regulatory, supply chain and procurement. Before joining Roche, he worked for Genentech, Merck & Co., General Electric and Life Systems, during which time he developed significant experience with pharmaceuticals and biotechnology manufacturing, engineering, technology, and supply chain management. Dr. Yang currently serves on the board of directors of Tesoro Corporation, a public independent petroleum refining and marketing company, since December 2010; Codexis, a public company that develops biocatalysts for the pharmaceutical and fine chemicals markets, since February 2014; and PharmaEssentia Corporation, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, since March 2014; and previously served on the board of TaiMed, Inc. in 2007-2009; and Celladon Corporation in 2014-2015: both are clinical-stage biotechnology companies.  Dr. Yang earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the National Chiaotung University in Taiwan, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D. in engineering from the Ohio State University.

Recent Stock Transactions by Patrick Yang Ph.D.
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jul 13, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,000 n/a
Jul 30, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Aug 6, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,000 n/a
Jul 1, 2014 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a

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