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Gevo Appoints Stacy J. Smith to Board of Directors
DENVER, CO (June 17, 2010) – Gevo, a privately held renewable chemicals and advanced biofuels company, today announced the appointment of Stacy J. Smith, chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance of Intel Corporation, to its Board of Directors effective June 8, 2010.

“We are very pleased to welcome Stacy Smith to our board of directors. We believe his financial and operations expertise bringing transformational technologies and products to market will prove invaluable as we progress toward commercialization,” said Dr. Patrick Gruber, CEO of Gevo.

Smith, 47, has served as Intel chief financial officer since 2007, leading the worldwide finance organization. Prior to his current role, Smith was assistant chief financial officer and vice president of finance, spearheading Intel’s efficiency and restructuring efforts. Smith previously served as Intel’s chief information officer and was the general manager of Intel Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), where he was responsible for Intel product sales and marketing in the region. Since joining Intel in 1988, Smith has held various other positions in finance, sales and marketing, and manufacturing in Asia, Latin America and the United States. In addition to serving on the Gevo board, Smith also serves on the board of directors of SpectraWatt. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas.

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About Gevo

Gevo is developing capital efficient biorefinery systems to provide renewable, cost-effective building block products to the fuel and chemical industries. Gevo seeks to convert renewable raw materials into isobutanol and renewable hydrocarbons that can be directly integrated into existing fuel and chemical products to deliver environmental and economic benefits. Gevo is committed to a sustainable biobased economy that meets society’s needs for plentiful food and clean air and water.

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Contact: Chris Stamm or Shweta Agarwal at Schwartz Communications, Inc. Phone: 781-684-0770, Email: gevo@schwartzcomm.com