Håkan Persson appointed new CEO of Smoltek

Håkan Pers­son, with many years of expe­ri­ence in run­ning and devel­op­ing list­ed tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­nies, is appoint­ed new CEO of Smoltek. He will assume the posi­tion in October.

Håkan Pers­son most recent­ly comes from the posi­tion as Inter­im SVP Sales & Strat­e­gy for the bio­met­rics com­pa­ny Next Bio­met­rics, which is list­ed in Nor­way. He has pre­vi­ous­ly been CEO or inter­im CEO of oth­er list­ed tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­nies such as Neon­ode, Pre­cise Bio­met­rics and Scal­a­do, and has held sev­er­al lead­ing posi­tions with sales and oper­a­tional respon­si­bil­i­ty with­in the north­ern Euro­pean part of IBM.

“Smoltek is in an expan­sive and excit­ing phase with poten­tial to reach the mar­ket with its ultra-thin CNF-MIM capac­i­tors for the semi­con­duc­tor indus­try, as well as in new focus areas where elec­trolyz­ers for indus­tri­al hydro­gen pro­duc­tion is the lead­ing project so far. It will be an excit­ing chal­lenge to real­ize this poten­tial togeth­er with the tech­ni­cal­ly skilled and inno­v­a­tive Smoltek team, and I look for­ward to con­tribute with my knowl­edge and expe­ri­ence from sim­i­lar situations”
, says Håkan Persson.

“Håkan Pers­son has a sol­id expe­ri­ence from the fur­ther devel­op­ment of list­ed tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­nies and their busi­ness oper­a­tions, with excel­lent struc­tur­al and finan­cial results. This makes him well suit­ed to take the helm as Smoltek’s CEO, and con­tin­ue the process of indus­tri­al­iz­ing and com­mer­cial­iz­ing our busi­ness areas and appli­ca­tions based on our unique car­bon nanofiber tech­nol­o­gy,” says Peter Augusts­son, Smoltek’s Chair­man of the Board.

Smoltek’s inter­im CEO Marie Land­fors will be avail­able to the com­pa­ny to ensure a smooth han­dover to the Company’s new CEO.

Håkan Pers­son will assume the posi­tion of CEO of Smoltek by Octo­ber. More infor­ma­tion about his acces­sion will be pub­lished continuously.

This con­tent is an out­take from a press-release pub­lished on July 16.

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