OLED-T beefs up board - Embedded.com

OLED-T beefs up board

LONDON — Tom Mackenzie has joined the board of OLED-T as a non executive director bringing expertise in finance and fast growth businesses.

OLED-T, is a developer and manufacturer of organic light emitting diode (OLED) materials and device structures and this is the most recent in a series of board appointments aimed at broadening the company’s expertise in the worldwide display industry and commercialisation of early stage technology.

Since 1987 Mackenzie has successfully run two IT services companies; Digital Computer Services, which he grew to a turnover of £15 million in five years; and Phoenix Computers, which he grew to a turnover of £20 million, also in five years. From 1973 to 1987 MacKenzie worked in various finance roles at Reuters Television.

Also on the board of OLED-T, which was formed from the assets of ELAM-T, is Dr John White who has been appointed non-executive chairman, and brings expertise in commercialisation of intellectual property. White was formerly managing director and deputy chairman of Scipher plc, an Intellectual property rights and management company, until 2002, and led its flotation on the London Stock Exchange in 2000. White is founding director of E-Synergy, the lead investor in the recent round of financing of OLED-T.

Myrddin Jones joined in March as chief executive officer and Professor Poopathy Kathirgamanathan continues to hold the board position of chief technology officer.

Jos Coad, a former finance director at CDT, Judith MacKenzie of Aberdeen Asset Management and former display industry analyst, and Andrew Page, Foresight Venture Partners, with more than a decade of experience in the chemical industry, complete the board line-up.

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