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SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 28, 2012
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) Departure of Named Executive Officer.
On October 1, 2012, Gevo, Inc. (the Company) announced that David Glassner, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Technology, has left the Company effective September 28, 2012. In connection with his separation, Dr. Glassner will receive severance compensation and benefits consistent with the terms described in his previously disclosed employment agreement. Dr. Glassner was a named executive officer in the Companys most recent proxy statement. Christopher Ryan, Ph.D., President and Chief Operating Officer has assumed the additional role of Chief Technology Officer.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary|
Date: October 1, 2012