Verdezyne Names VP

Carlsbad-based Verdezyne, which was formerly known as CODA Genomics, said Thursday it has named Damien Perriman as Vice President of Business Development. Verdezyne said that Perriman joins the firm from The Dow Chemical Company, and has previously served as Deputy Trade Commissioner to the Americas for the Queensland Government of Australia, along with working at Miritone. Verdezyne is developing process technology for the biofuels and chemical process market. The firm has received funding from OVP Venture Partners, Monitor Ventures, the Tech Coast Angels and the Life Science Angels. CODA Genomics renamed itself Verdezyne in November.