December 22, 2013 – Executive search firm Lonergan Partners has placed Jon Getzinger as chief sales and marketing officer, Genovia Bio Division of Synthetic Genomics Inc. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer. Prior to joining Genovia Bio, Mr. Getzinger served as chief sales and marketing officer at Ocean Nutrition Canada. “Jon brings a track record of success in both commercializing new products and building great teams. His sales and marketing abilities will help establish Genovia Bio as the leader in the algal ingredients space,” said Ms. Schaffer. Synthetic Genomics Inc., a privately held company founded in 2005, is dedicated to developing and commercializing genomic-driven solutions to address a wide range of global challenges. Lonergan Partners was founded in 2001 and focuses on the recruitment of top executives for technology companies.