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Metacon Announces Appointment Of New CEO

By April 8, 2021 3   min read  (414 words)

April 8, 2021 |

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Metacon’s Board of Directors has appointed Christer Wikner as the new CEO of Metacon AB, effective June 9, 2021. Christer Wikner succeeds Christopher Tornblom, who according to previous communication is leaving his position.

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Christer Wikner has worked in various positions within Amersham and General Electric with development and international launch of complex system products, and as business development manager and head of strategic growth. He also has many years of experience as an entrepreneur in e.g. cleantech, digitization / SaaS and sustainability. He comes most recently from companies he founded and led to commercial success. Christer Wikner brings with him a PhD in biochemistry and biophysics from Karolinska Institutet and an Executive MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.

“We are very happy that Christer Wikner is taking on the job as CEO of Metacon. Christer is an esteemed leader and has vast experience of developing organizations and businesses in new technology areas. Christer has the leadership profile and the qualities needed to take Metacon from a development company to become a leading international group with focus on hydrogen and related applications”, says Ingemar Andersson Metacon’s Chairman of the Board.

“I look forward to the challenge of spearheading Metacon to a leading position in the growing hydrogen market and continuing the development of important and groundbreaking products and systems. I am passionate about contributing to solutions that address global sustainability challenges and achieving important goals. I am convinced that hydrogen will be an essential ingredient in the transition to a greener society “, says Christer Wikner.

During a transitional period, Christopher Tornblom will stay on as Advisor, assisting Christer Wikner mainly on matters pertaining to the capital markets and IR.

For further information, contact Ingemar Andersson on telephone +46 70 624 48 30 or e-mail [email protected]

This information is information that Metacon AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 11:50 CET on April 8, 2021.

About Metacon AB (publ)

Metacon AB (publ) develops and manufactures energy systems for the production of hydrogen, heat and electricity. The products are based on a patented technology that produce hydrogen through reforming of biogas or other hydrocarbons. The hydrogen can be used in the transport sector, industry and the real estate sector with a better environment and climate as a result. Through its associated company Water2H2, the market is offered systems and solutions for the production of hydrogen through electrolysis.

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