Graphmatech announces two new board members

Profile photos of the two new members of the Graphmatech board of directors, Dr Kurt Kaltenegger and Peter Gossas.
Joining Graphmatech’s Board of Directors – Dr Kurt Kaltenegger (L) and Peter Gossas (R).

Graphmatech are pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the company’s board of directors, Dr Kurt Kaltenegger and Peter Gossas.

“Our board of directors is a committed team with decades of experience in key areas such as the construction of successful startups, technology development, advanced materials management and international business leadership, that are crucial to Graphmatech’s mission of providing large-scale industrial solutions with graphene,” said Dr Mamoun Taher, CEO of Graphmatech.

We are proud to welcome Peter and Kurt, whose counsel and expertise will be of enormous support

Dr Mamoun Taher

“We are proud to welcome Peter and Kurt, whose counsel and expertise will be of enormous support, providing additional strength and direction to our future operations and strategy, enabling us to better penetrate the market, serve our customers, employees and investors, and globalize Graphmatech.”

Peter Gossas brings a wealth of knowledge from over 45 years of international business leadership, including 9 years as the President of Sandvik Materials Technology.

Dr Kurt Kaltenegger is Group Vice President and Head of Technology at ABB Technology Ventures, with over 25 years of experience in technology management including as Chief Technology Officer for ABB China and as Director of the ABB Corporate Research Center in China. He is the holder of more than 30 patents.

They will join existing board members, business angel Jane Walerud of Walerud Ventures, who chairs the board, and Pasi Kangas, VP Technology and former R&D Director at Sandvik Additive Manufacturing.

About Graphmatech

Graphmatech is a privately held materials technology company that invents, develops and sells graphene-based materials, with a mission to deliver next generation materials to help build a brighter future. We are a proudly Swedish company made up of a diverse, international team spanning 9 nationalities. Our investors include ABB Technology Ventures, Walerud Ventures, EIT InnoEnergy and Almi Invest GreenTech Fund.


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