As Chief Financial Officer, Andy Ashworth brings over 17 years of senior leadership experience in global renewable chemicals, enzymes, and industrial biotechnology to Agrivida. His areas of expertise include accounting, tax management, treasury management, and corporate finance. In addition, he has extensive experience in strategic planning, and manufacturing cost analysis and performance. Prior to joining Agrivida, Mr. Ashworth served as CFO of BioAmber Inc., and CFO of the Genencor Biotechnology division of Danisco AS. Mr. Ashworth earned a B.A. degree in economics from Hartwick College, and an MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology.