OrganoClick appoints new R&D Director

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OrganoClick appoints new R&D Director

OrganoClick’s current R&D Director, Dr. Juhanes Aydin will resign on his own request from his position as R&D Director at OrganoClick. He will instead start a new position at the Swedish research institute RISE. As new R&D Director, OrganoClick has appointed Mrs Maria Wennman who has worked within OrganoClick’s R&D organisation for 8 years. At the same time, OrganoClick appoints Dr. Salman Hassanzadeh as new Innovation manager.

”Juhanes has worked as our R&D Director since 2011 and has contributed a lot to OrganoClick’s development. He has been the main responsible for the development of a many of the company’s current products. I am very grateful for everything Juhanes have contributed with and that he has trained such competent R&D staff as Maria and Salman which now can take over him”, says Mårten Hellberg, CEO OrganoClick AB

Maria Wennman holds a Master's degree in Molecular Science and Engineering with a focus on polymer chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. In 2012, she started working for OrganoClick as a development engineer responsible for the development of OrganoClick's biobased binders for nonwoven. In recent years, she has worked as a project manager for all OrganoClick's external development projects that have been carried out together with customers. In parallel, she has continued to be responsible for the development of the company's binders. Maria is the inventor of 4 patents that concern OrganoClick's biobased binder technologies.

Under Maria, Salman Hassanzadeh will take up a new position as Innovation manager. He will work and be reponsible for the the company's innovation projects . Salman Hassanzadeh holds a Ph.D. in formulation chemistry and has worked at OrganoClick for five years with the main responsibility for the development of the company's water repellent treatments (OrganoTex) and the further development of the company's wood protection technologies. Salman is the inventor of 3 patents and is the author of 15 scientific publications.

“Maria is a very competent chemist with very good leadership and organizational skills. She has an extremely strong commitment to sustainable development and green chemistry. Salman has an extremely deep knowledge of chemistry and is very creative. With Maria as the head of the R&D organization and with Salman as Innovation manager, I am confident that our R&D work will continue with full force, ”continues Mårten Hellberg, CEO OrganoClick AB.

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For more information, please contact:

Mårten Hellberg, CEO

0707 - 16 48 90, marten.hellberg@organoclick.com

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About OrganoClick

OrganoClick AB (publ) is a public Swedish cleantech company listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market. The company develops, produces and markets functional materials based on environmentally friendly fiber chemistry. Examples of products that are marketed by OrganoClick are the durable water repellent technology for textiles OrganoTex®, the biocomposite material OrganoComp®, surface treatment and maintenance products for villa and property owners under the brand BIOkleen®, biobased binder under the trade name OC-BioBinder™ and the flame and rot-resistant timber OrganoWood® (through the joint-venture OrganoWood AB). OrganoClick was founded in 2006 as a commercial spin-off company based on research performed at Stockholm University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences within environmentally friendly fiber chemistry. OrganoClick has won a number of prizes, such as "Sweden's Most Promising Start -up" and "Sweden's Best Environmental Innovation", and has also received a number of awards, such as the WWF "Climate Solver" award, listed as a SUSTAINIA100 company and has also appeared for two years on the Affärsvärldens and NyTekniks list of Sweden's top 33 hottest technology companies. OrganoClick has its head office, production and R&D located in Täby, north of Stockholm. OrganoClick's Certified Adviser on Nasdaq First North Growth Market is Mangold Fondkommission AB, tel: +46 (0)8 503 01 551, email: ca@mangold.se.

The information was published, of the contact person above, 27 November 2019 at 8:50.

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