Boston, MA 10/16/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Solazyme Inc (NASDAQ:SZYM) announced on 15th October that it has managed to rope in Gary Pfeiffer to join its board of directors. Mr. Pfeiffer had in the past served as the Chief Financial Officer of global industrial giant E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD). Mr. Pfeiffer has also been appointed to join the Audit Committee set up by the board of Solazyme Inc (NASDAQ:SZYM). He will also take over the role of Audit Committee head from his predecessor Ann Mather, who will go on to retire from her directorship by end of 2014. Company Chairman of the Board Jerry Fiddler has expressed his happiness at being able to welcome the veteran executive on to company board. During trading on 15th October, the stock of Solazyme Inc (NASDAQ:SZYM) was up by nearly 22.75 percent to settle at $6.96.
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