REG Promotes Bowen to Vice President, Increasing Focus on Business Development
New position strengthens company's commitment to strategic growth
AMES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Renewable Energy Group® (NASDAQ:REGI) today announced the promotion of
Eric Bowen to the newly created position of Vice President, Corporate
Business Development and Legal Affairs to strengthen the company's focus
on growth and diversification.
REG promotes Eric Bowen to the newly created position of Vice President, Corporate Business Development and Legal Affairs to strengthen the company's focus on growth and diversification. (Photo: Renewable Energy Group)
Bowen formerly served as REG's Executive Director, Corporate Business
Development & Legal Affairs and will continue to head the company's San
"We are excited to position our company for further success with a new
member of our executive team focused primarily on our strategic growth
opportunities," said REG President and CEO, Daniel J. Oh. "Eric's
experience in new business development, contract negotiation and legal
affairs were key to creating this new position."
The company's strategic goals include optimizing and expanding its
fully-integrated biodiesel offerings; diversifying into the production
of additional advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals and
related products and services; growing its biodiesel business
internationally; and expanding its intellectual property base.
Prior to his work with REG, Bowen co-founded Tellurian Biodiesel, Inc.
and served as its President and CEO. He has also led Sigma Capital's
biodiesel project finance group and practiced law in Silicon Valley at
Venture Law Group.
Bowen has been active in setting biodiesel policy as a founding member
of the California Biodiesel Alliance and has served as its Chairman from
2007 to 2012. He was Chairman of the former San Francisco Biodiesel
Taskforce and a member of the former California Air Resource Board's Low
Carbon Fuel Standard Advisory Board.
Mr. Bowen received his juris doctor degree from the University of
California, Berkeley Law and Bachelor's degree from the University of
Oregon Honors College.
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