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Marko Koistila, VP sales and customer partnerships at VTT (photo: VTT)

VTT appoints new VP sales and customer partnerships


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Marko Koistila has been appointed as VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd's vice president, sales and customer partnerships as of 1 June 2019. Koistila is leaving behind a career in the pharmaceutical industry and a long line of leadership positions at GSK both in Finland and abroad.

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Adam Kablanian, new CEO at CYNORA (photo: CYNORA)

OLED materials innovator CYNORA secures US$25M, names new CEO


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Marking the initial closing of its Series C funding round, CYNORA (Bruchsal, Germany) announced that it has secured US$25M in financing from investors in Asia, Europe and the US. The company is an emerging materials leader with a novel technology to produce ultra-high-efficiency emitter systems required for next-generation Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) displays. The company has raised US$80M since its inception in 2008. Final closing of the C round with an additional investment is expected shortly.

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From left: Dr Georg Bernatz, Merck; Dr Alain Schumacher, IEE; Thomas Kolbusch, Coatema; Stan Farnsworth, NovaCentrix; Richard Ellinger, American Semiconductor; Corinne Versini, Genes'ink; Dr Ton van Mol, Holst Centre; Dr Guido van Tartwijk, Heliatek; Prof

OE-A elects new international board of directors


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The members of the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) appointed Stan Farnsworth, NovaCentrix, as the new chairman of the board of directors, during the annual general assembly in Munich, Germany. Dr Xioalin Yan, Guangdong JUHUA Printing, is confirmed as vice chairman for Asia. Dr Alain Schumacher, IEE, and Richard Ellinger, American Semiconductor, are elected in their positions as Vice Chairman Europe and North America respectively.

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Revathi Advaithi, new CEO at Flex (photo: Flex)

Flex appoints new CEO


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Flex (San José, California), a sketch-to-scale solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products globally, announced that Revathi Advaithi, 51, has been named CEO and appointed to the board of directors at Flex.

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Mark Majewski, intelliFLEX CEO (photo: intelliFLEX)

intelliFLEX appoints new CEO


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The intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance announced that Mark Majewski, a 30-year veteran of the Canadian technology industry and former geographic director at a major semiconductor company, has succeeded Peter Kallai as CEO. Majewski has extensive experience in the electronics and technology industries in Canada, having overseen the generation of hundreds of millions of dollars at STMicroelectronics while running its East Central U.S. and Canada regions.

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