August 16, 2011 – Executive search firm Lonergan Partners has recruited Joseph Mahler as chief financial officer of Synthetic Genomics. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer. Mr. Mahler previously served as VP and CFO of FuelCell Energy. “Joe’s breadth of knowledge, passion and public company experience will be an asset to SGI in this dynamic growth period. We were pleased to place him within this amazing organization,” said Ms. Schaffer. Synthetic Genomics develops and commercializes genomic-driven solutions to address global energy and environmental challenges. Lonergan Partners was founded in 2001 and focuses on the recruitment of top executives for technology companies. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer.