BBI fills two new positions

Mark Yancey has been named chief executive officer of BBI BioVentures LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BBI International Inc., which will develop and operate multiple cellulosic ethanol plants in the United States. Yancey has been employed with BBI International for more than seven years, formerly serving as the company's vice president of project development.

In addition, BBI International has named Rafael Nieves to the newly created position of director of international business development. Nieves previously served as the company's manager of international business development and has been with BBI International for three years.