SG Biofuels Names VP

San Diego-based SG Biofuels, the developer of bioenergy crops based on Jatropha, said today that it has named Miguel Motta as its Vice President of Marketing and Strategy. Motta was most recently at Monsanto Company, and also has served at Seminis. SG Biofuels is venture backed by Flint Hills Resources, Life Technologies, and others. The firm raised $9.4M for its technology in September.