Codexis announces appointments

Codexis Inc. announced the appointment of David Anton, Ph.D. as senior vice president, research and development, with responsibility for research and development activities for both the company's bio-industrials and pharmaceuticals businesses. Anton was previously vice president, research and development for Codexis bio-industrials. He joined Codexis in 2008 after a 25-year career at DuPont. The company also announced that John Grate, Ph.D., previously senior vice president, technology and innovation, and chief technology officer, has assumed the newly created position of senior vice president, science and innovation and chief science officer.