Dr Jari Liimatainen Appointed as Interim CEO of Picodeon
Dr Jari Liimatainen appointed interim CEO of Finnish coating technology specialist Picodeon
Ii, FINLAND, September 05, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr Jari Liimatainen has been appointed as interim CEO of Finnish coating technology specialist Picodeon. He will continue as CTO of the company.
Jari has previously held several senior management positions as Managing Director of Metso Materials and Vice President of Metso Minerals and Metso Powdermet, divisions of process industry technology and services company Metso Oyj. He is also a partner of management consulting company Kerpua.
In addition, Jari is an adjunct professor of engineering materials technology at Aalto University School of Engineering and a member of the Finnish Academy of Technical Sciences. He has an MBA from Tampere University, a DSc from Tampere University of Technology and an MSc (Physical & Mechanical Metallurgy) from Aalto University.
Picodeon's previous CEO Mr Marko Mylläri will as continue as an external business development consultant to the company.
Picodeon recently completed a EUR EUR5 million round of investment by Enso Ventures Ltd.
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. http://www.picodeon.com
About Enso Ventures Ltd
Enso Ventures is a private investment and project management company that specialises in making selective equity investments in high-technology and bio-tech companies. It provides the required capital along with leadership and industry expertise with a clear focus on technology acceleration and commercial development to promote faster growth. Enso Ventures has offices in New York and London from which it manages its investments. http://www.ensoventures.com
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