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BioProcess Algae Appoints Vice President of Business Development


Portsmouth, Rhode Island (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – October 9, 2013 – BioProcess Algae LLC announces today that Leslie van der Meulen has joined BioProcess Algae LLC as Vice President of Business Development. Mr. van der Meulen will oversee business and corporate development activities.

“We are pleased to have Leslie join the management team at BioProcess Algae as we continue to advance our Grower HarvesterTM platform for feed, food or fuel,” said Tim Burns, CEO of BioProcess Algae. “Leslie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in all of our most important end use markets. He will be instrumental in leading our continued market development for BioProcess Algae’s products as our production platform continues to grow.”

Before joining BioProcess Algae, Mr. van der Meulen was Vice President of Business Development for Aurora Algae. Before that, he was Director of Sales & Marketing at Originates/Naturmega, a fish oil concentrate manufacturer. Mr. van der Meulen is active in the International Fishmeal and Fishoil Organization (IFFO) and the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED), where he serves as chairman of the board.

About BioProcess Algae LLC

BioProcess Algae LLC is a joint venture among Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE), which is North America’s fourth largest ethanol producer, CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC) a global provider of filtration products, and BioHoldings Ltd. BioProcess Algae was formed to commercialize advanced photo-bioreactor technologies for growing and harvesting of algal biomass.

Contact: Sasha Forsen, Public Relations Manager, (402) 884-8700