Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call - Final Transcript

Nov 07, 2019 • 04:30 pm ET


Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call - Final Transcript


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Welcome to the Amyris Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results Conference Call. This call is being webcast live on the Events page of the Investors section of Amyris' website at This call is the property of Amyris and any recording, reproduction or transmission of this call without the express written consent of Amyris is strictly prohibited. As a reminder, today's call is being recorded. You may listen to a webcast replay of this call by going to the Investors section of Amyris' website.

I would like to now turn the conference over to Peter NeNardo, Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Sir?

Peter NeNardo

Thank you, Denise. Good afternoon and thank you for joining us today. With me today are John Melo, our Chief Executive Officer, Eduardo Alvarez, Chief Operating Officer, and Jonathan Wolter, our Chief Financial Officer.

Please note that on this call you will hear discussions of non-GAAP financial measures, including gross margin figures. Reconciliation of these non-GAAP measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures is contained in the summary financial information slides of the accompanying presentation or the news release distributed today, which is available at

The current report on Form 8-K for as with respect to our press release is also available on our website, as well as on the SEC's website at

During this call, we will make forward-looking statements about events and circumstances that have not yet occurred, including projections of Amyris' operating activities and their anticipated financial impact on our business and financial results for 2019 and beyond.

These statements are based on management's current expectations, and actual results and future events may differ materially due to risks and uncertainties, including those detailed from time to time in filings Amyris makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K. Amyris disclaims any obligation to update information contained in these forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Please refer to the Amyris SEC filings for detailed discussion of the relevant risks and uncertainties.

Before we begin today, I'd like to note that included in our webcast is a slide presentation we will refer to in today's presentation.

I'll now turn the call over to John Melo. John?

John Melo

Thank you, Peter. Good afternoon and thank you for joining us today. Joining me today are Eduardo Alvarez, our Chief Operating Officer, who will share highlights and the outlook of our operational performance, and Jonathan Wolter, our CFO, who will review our financial results and also provide an update on the resolution of our CVI Heights convertible debt. I am very pleased to announce that subject to our board approval, Jonathan will be joining us as our permanent CFO and we are dropping the interim from his title. His focus on delivery and his significant background and experience are a critical component for supporting our growth with accurate and timely financial reporting and disciplined