Renewable Energy Group Announces New Investor Relations Director

Ames, Iowa-February 20, 2014- Renewable Energy Group®, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) is increasing its outreach to public and institutional investors with the hiring of Todd Robinson as Director, Investor Relations, the company announced today.

Robinson has spent more than 20 years in banking, investment, finance and treasury operations at companies including Wells Fargo, Deloitte & Touche, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Pella Corporation, and HSBC Securities (USA), Inc. He will work with REG senior management and with the company’s investor relations firm, ICR, to enhance REG’s availability to the investment community.

“This new position was created to expand and improve our investor relations capabilities as REG continues to grow,” said Chad Stone, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. has been a publicly traded company since January 2012.

Robinson can be contacted at Todd.Robinson@regi.com or (515) 239-8048.