'Rainmaker' Tim Cesarek joins Gevo as Executive VP and CCO
US-based advanced renewable fuel and biochemical platform technology company, Gevo, Inc., has announced the appointment of Tim Cesarek to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.
Tim Cesarek, who most recently served as Senior Vice President Global Business Development at Canada-headed waste-to-biofuels and chemicals developer Enerkem Inc., brings over 20 years of knowledge and experience in strategic and commercial transactions, with 15 years in the field of renewable resource-based fuels and chemicals.
Tim’s reputation and track record of results are impressive. He’s done lots of strategic customer deals, in addition to strategic investment deals. He gets stuff done. He is known as a ‘Rainmaker’ for his ability to get deals done. I’m looking forward to him bringing that ability into play at Gevo, said Dr Patrick Gruber, Gevo’s Chief Executive Officer.
In addition to overseeing Gevo’s commercial development of its fuel and chemical products, Cesarek is expected to develop and close deals with strategic customers and partners.
I am pleased and excited to be joining Gevo. I’ve been in the renewables industry for a long time, and Gevo has something no one else does. Gevo’s proven commercial process produces valuable proteins that help feed the world while maintaining a leading comparative advantage in the production of low-carbon fuels and chemicals. This combination leads to the sustainable production of fuels and chemicals that will find their way into many different products, said Tim Cesarek.