Qteros names Sawka VP of business development

Qteros Inc. announced that Mick Sawka has joined the company as vice president, business development, to help accelerate the company's technology and commercial initiatives in the worldwide cellulosic ethanol marketplace. Sawka's 19-year experience in the specialty chemicals industry includes negotiating and leading numerous large-scale strategic partnerships, alliances, and acquisitions as well as complex product introductions throughout the world. Additionally, he has been responsible for the development of numerous technology platforms and associated strategic business plans within both development-stage and large-scale specialty chemical organizations.