Industry Veteran Fergus Clarke Joins Picodeon as CEO

Ii, Finland - 8th April 2014: Picodeon, a Finnish coating technology specialist today announced that Fergus Clarke has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Clarke brings over 25 years of global high technology management experience. His appointment comes at a point where Picodeon is experiencing strong interest from OEMs in Battery, LED, Optical, and Life Science applications.
 
“We are delighted to have Fergus Clarke join our team. Fergus’ depth of leadership experience at Applied Materials and smaller high growth companies will be important as Picodeon grows its business to meet the demand from our customer base,” said Nikolay Danilov, Chairman of the Board, at Picodeon.
 
Clarke was 18 years at Applied Materials, in various leadership positions in Operations, Business Development and General Management, working in Germany, Ireland, and the USA, contributing to revenue growth from $1 billion to $10 billion. Subsequent to Applied, he has led start ups in Healthcare and Nutraceuticals, and most recently was Vice President at UTi, a global supply chain company.
 
“I am excited to come on board with Picodeon at such an important time for the company,” said Clarke. “Picodeon’s innovative technology, highly skilled team, and focussed investors have positioned them uniquely to bring new solutions to emerging application spaces. I look forward to scaling the company so that all our customers can benefit from Picodeon’s capabilities.”
 
Clarke also added, “I would like to thank Jari Liimatainen for leading the team in the dual role of CEO/CTO until my appointment. I look forward to working closely with Jari as he now focusses on our Technology Roadmap, and developing solutions for our customers.”
 
Clarke holds a B.Sc, and M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA.
 
About Picodeon Ltd
Picodeon is a Finnish nanotechnology company specializing in thin film coatings and surface treatments with its patented Coldab® Ultra-Short Pulsed Laser Deposition (USPLD) process. Picodeon provides equipment, solutions and services for its clients worldwide. Picodeon is located in Ii, Finland and is financially backed by Enso Ventures.www.picodeon.com  
 
Contact:
Camille Closs
+44 (0)20 8286 0654
Watch PR
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Recent News

CHINA BANS ONLINE BOYFRIEND LOYALTY TESTING - NEW TREND BOOMS IN NORTH AMERICA

on 03 May 2016
Written byAndrew

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Despite a recent crackdown by the Chinese government to shut down Online...

Market Report: Times ‘a Changin’: Oil Flows while Technology Slows

on 03 May 2016
Written byAndrew

April Recap from Thrivent Mutual Funds MINNEAPOLIS - The slow one now will later be fast….and...

‘Smart Government Application Store’ wins ‘2016 Smart Government Award’

on 03 May 2016
Written byOrient Planet

Pioneering application recognized for its easy-to-use features, content activity and high-interactivity UAE, May 3, 2016...

RIL Performing Considerably Well in Core-Refining Business

on 03 May 2016
Written byVenkat Rao

Reliance Industries gets positive reviews owing to success on the refining and petrochemicals business front.

Jazz Radio Stations country by country

on 02 May 2016
Written bymytuner

Jazz it up a Little with myTuner Radio! When you check jazz radio stations by...

1 million Podcasts on myTuner’s Website

on 02 May 2016
Written bymytuner

MyTuner - Podcasts from all over the place. Over 1 Million Podcasts on myTuner’s website.

On a journey back in time with Chàrlee M.

On a journey back in time with Chàrlee M.

on 30 April 2016
Written byAndrew

Charlee M. takes us on a time travel to the glorious days of the „Roaring...

BOYZ RECORDS ARTIST SHIEST CITY RELEASES SECOND SINGLE - “LIFE LIKE THIS” FT. JADAKISS AND DYCE PAYNE

BOYZ RECORDS ARTIST SHIEST CITY RELEASES SECOND SINGLE - “LIFE LIKE THIS” FT. JADAKISS AND...

on 30 April 2016
Written byAndrew

Boyz Records and Shiest City are pleased to announce the worldwide release of Shiest City’s...

Birds Over Arkansas "Forgotten Lights" Single Release

Birds Over Arkansas Forgotten Lights Single Release

on 30 April 2016
Written byAndrew

Americana. Quirky. Upbeat. Harmonic. These are just a few words that come to mind when...

Market Report: Times ‘a Changin’: Oil Flows while Technology Slows

on 30 April 2016
Written byAndrew

April Recap from Thrivent Mutual Funds MINNEAPOLIS - The slow one now will later be fast….and...

Featured

Online news submission & press release distribution service - Google News submission & over 1500+ major news syndications (Including TV, Newspapers, Radio) We help get your news noticed by your customers and media. You can reach out and target specific industries and locations worldwide, giving great exposure! We can even write the press release you want to distribute.