Nexeon appoints Steve Dobson as non-executive director
Nexeon, a leading battery materials developer and manufacturer, has appointed Steve Dobson as a non-executive director. Ian Jenks, who has been a non-executive director since 2015, has decided to step down from 1 January 2023.
Russ Cummings, who has been a non-executive director since January 2019, has been appointed Senior Independent Director.
Steve has held a number of managerial, sales and engineering roles at Solvay SA in the UK, Belgium, Singapore, Taiwan and Korea over the last 34 years. Latterly, he was head of the electronics business based in Taiwan with a turnover of €230m and a member of Solvay's Senior Leadership Team.
Steve has a track record of growing high tech, innovation-led, multinational businesses. He has also been extensively involved with several early-stage businesses as they have developed and commercialised new technologies. He has an in-depth knowledge of and networks in the lithium battery markets. Steve is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist and Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers.Andrew Hosty, Nexeon Chairman, said.