Amyris Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


John Melo (56 yo)





Mr. John G. Melo has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director at Amyris, Inc. since January 2007 and has been its President since June 2008. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Melo has led...

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has John Melo's remuneration changed compared to Amyris's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Sep 30 2022n/an/a


Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$73mUS$713k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$1mUS$647k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$1mUS$630k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$10mUS$600k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$2mUS$579k


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016US$1mUS$550k


Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD72.51M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.49M).

Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

John Melo
$ 826.0k
Hermanus Kieftenbeld
CFO & Chief Administration Officer2.92yrsUS$5.84m0.029%
$ 168.6k
Eduardo Alvarez
Chief Operating Officer5.33yrsUS$9.28m0.083%
$ 489.1k
Elizabeth Dreyer
Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller0.33yrno datano data
Peter DeNardo
Senior Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communicationsno datano datano data
Doris Choi
General Counsel & Secretary0.17yrno datano data
Christine Ofori
Chief People Officerno datano datano data
Charles Kraft
Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing & Process Development7.42yrsno datano data
Caroline Hadfield
President of Aprinnova7.67yrsno datano data
Jim Iacoponi
Senior Vice President of Nutrition Ingredientsno datano datano data
Beth Baker Bannerman
Chief Engagement & Sustainability Officerno datano datano data
Sunil Chandran
President of Research & Development3.67yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: AMRS's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

John Melo
$ 826.0k
Frank F. Kung
Independent Director5.25yrsUS$150.74k0.022%
$ 129.6k
L. Doerr
Independent Director16.75yrsUS$247.27k24.02%
$ 141.4m
James McCann
Independent Director3.75yrsUS$161.92k0.011%
$ 66.8k
Steven Mills
Independent Director4.5yrsUS$182.43k0.0065%
$ 38.2k
Geoffrey Duyk
Interim Independent Chair of the Board10.75yrsUS$158.24k0.0078%
$ 45.8k
Ana Dutra
Independent Director1.08yrsno datano data
Julie Washington
Independent Director2.5yrsUS$156.11k0.0019%
$ 11.4k
Philip Eykerman
$ 16.1k
Ryan Panchadsaram
Independent Director1.5yrsUS$131.41k0.0050%
$ 29.4k
Lisa Qi
Independent Director3.75yrsUS$240.46k0.0053%
$ 31.4k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: AMRS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).