Mascoma appoints Brady CEO

Mascoma Corp. appointed William J. Brady as its CEO. He will also join the boards of directors of Mascoma and Frontier Renewable Resources LLC. Prior to joining Mascoma, Brady served as executive vice president and general manager of several operating divisions at Cabot Corp., where he led business units from technical development through commercialization, and managed global capital-intensive businesses and developed strategic relationships with large global customers. Brady will help Mascoma achieve technical and commercial milestones, including continuing to reduce costs for ethanol produced from cellulosic feedstocks, develop additional partnerships for its commercial-scale ethanol project in Kinross Township, Mich., and create strategic joint ventures to commercialize Mascoma's proprietary Consolidated Bioprocessing technology for production of advanced biofuels and chemicals.