Revolymer names James Joseph Barber as non-executive director
Since 2007, Dr. Barber has run his own business consultancy practice, Barber Advisors, and has served as an advisor and a director for a number of firms.
Prior to this, Dr. Barber served as President and CEO of Metabolix from January 2000 to May 2007.
He served as Global Business Director for the Organometallics and Catalysts business of Albemarle Corporation, and as Representative Director of Nippon Aluminum Alkyls, a joint venture Company between Albemarle Corporation and Mitsui Chemicals.
Prior to his position with Albemarle Corporation, Dr. Barber served as Director, Business Development with Ethyl Corporation, as President of Geltech, and as Chief Operating Officer of Hyperion Catalysis International.
Dr. Barber received the American Chemical Society's Henry F. Whalen, Jr. award for Business Development in September 2003. He has a BS degree in Chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Barber serves on the Advancement Council of the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at the University of Akron, and as a non executive director of Graham Corporation and Nanocomp Technologies, Inc. ■