Håkan Persson appointed as Smoltek’s new CEO, assumes the position in October

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This press release is an English version of the previously published Swedish version, which has interpretive precedence.

Smoltek Nanotech Holding AB (“Smoltek”) announces that the company’s board has decided to appoint Håkan Persson, with many years of experience from leading and developing listed technology companies, as Smoltek’s new CEO. Håkan will assume the position in October, succeeding Marie Landfors who has been interim CEO since March 2021.

Håkan Persson’s comes most recently from the position as Interim SVP Sales & Strategy for the biometric company Next Biometrics, which is listed in Norway. He has previously worked as CEO or Interim CEO for several listed technology companies such as Neonode, Precise Biometrics and Scalado, and he has also held leading sales and business unit management positions at IBM in Northern Europe.

“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 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 Smoltek’s incoming CEO Håkan Persson.

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

For further information: 
Peter Augustsson, Chairman of the Board of Smoltek Nanotech Holding AB (publ)
Email: peter.augustsson@padevelopment.se
Telephone: +46 768 95 52 07

Website: www.smoltek.com

Smoltek is a global company that develops process technology and concepts for applications based on carbon nanotechnology to solve advanced materials engineering problems in several industrial sectors. The company protects its unique technology through an extensive and expanding patent portfolio consisting of around 100 applied for patents, of which today 68 have been granted. Smoltek's share is listed on the Spotlight Stock Market in Stockholm, Sweden under the short name SMOL.


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