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Chris Tewell
Mr. Tewell joined Myriant in April 2009, coming from Wydown Management Corp., where he served as one of the Senior Advisors to Plainfield Asset Management.

Prior to this position, Mr. Tewell held the Chief of Staff position at GATX and was responsible for American Steamship, the company‚Äôs Great Lakes shipping business from 1999 to 2006.  During that time, he repositioned the firm in the industry, grew the fleet by 50% and increased profitability by a larger percentage.

From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Tewell was President and CEO of Triton Container International, the largest container leaser in the world.  Before Triton, Mr. Tewell was with GE Capital where he started the project finance business for Asia and was Acting President of GE Capital Asia Pacific.  He also worked at various financial institutions in leasing and project finance.

Mr. Tewell earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Michigan and a BA in Economics with Honors from Trinity College.