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New CEO for Metabolix

Xconomy Boston — 

Metabolix (NASDAQ: MBLX)—a Cambridge, MA developer of sustainable plastics, energy, and other cleantech products—has announced that it will have a new president and CEO as of March 17. Richard P. Eno, who was previously a chemicals and energy executive at CRA International, Arthur D. Little, and Chevron, will replace Jay Kouba, who has helmed Metabolix on a temporary basis since its longtime CEO, James Barber, resigned in May 2007. Kouba will continue on as the chair of the firm’s board.