Appointments

 


Appointments

Effective June 2023, Claude Nicollier will step down from his position as CSEM’s chairperson of the board of directors during its annual general meeting. "CSEM is well-prepared for the future, meaning I can pass the baton over next year with gratitude for the past 16 exciting years," says the 78-year-old astronaut and honorary professor at EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne). Since he took over as chairman in June 2007, CSEM has experienced major growth. Under his guidance, the technology innovation centre’s turnover grew from 53.1 to 96.9 million Swiss francs, and its employee count rose by over 75%.

 


Appointments

Timo Kakkonen has been appointed as VTT’s VP, sales and customer partnerships starting from 1 July 2022. He has a proven track record in leading and developing multi-team sales organisations and has successfully been leading one of VTT’s Sales teams since 2020.

 


Appointments

Isorg (Limoges, France), a pioneer in organic photo detectors (OPDs) and large-area image sensors, has announced the appointment of Dieter May as CEO; to transform the company from an SME into a major corporation. He takes over from Isorg founder JeanYves Gomez, who has successfully led Isorg’s technological and industrial development since its creation in 2010. Gomez will now devote his time to driving future generations of technology as chief innovation officer.

 


Appointments

The management board of 3D-Micromac AG (Chemnitz, Germany) has appointed Hartmut Schubert to the position of chief technology officer (CTO) effective immediately. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic management of the company's technology division.

 


Appointments

Ynvisible Interactive Inc. (Vancouver, Canada), a fast-growing firm in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, has announced that effective 31 December 2021, Michael Robinson has resigned as CEO of the company in order to pursue an opportunity outside the Internet of Things industry. Ramin Heydarpour, Ynvisible’s executive chairman, will assume the role of Interim CEO to focus on the commercialisation of Ynvisible’s products.