Aqdot Appoints New CEO

Aqdot, a specialist chemical company with a focus in intelligent encapsulation, announces the appointment of Tim Wright as Chief Executive Officer.

Tim brings a wealth of experience having successfully developed, licensed and grown brands and businesses at all stages of their lifecycle.  Prior to joining he co-founded Solent Pharma Ltd, a privately held speciality pharmaceutical company and has undertaken consulting projects supporting a variety of businesses as they develop growth and funding strategies. Previously Tim was CEO of IS Pharma plc, which he led through turnaround to become a substantial, profitable business. Tim has previously held senior domestic and international commercial roles with Élan, SmithKline Beecham and Pfizer.

Tim succeeds Dr John Hamlin, a company founder who has been CEO since 2012. John will remain actively involved and serve on the board as a non-executive director.  John led Aqdot during its rapid growth from concept to a successful specialist chemical company that has raised in excess of £3.5m funding to date.

Dr Peter Fields, Non-Executive Chairman at Aqdot, said:

“We are delighted to have Tim join our team. His experience with early-stage companies and expertise in product and business development will prove invaluable as we develop and grow Aqdot.”

“On behalf of the Board I would like to extend our thanks to John for the vital role he has played in building Aqdot and I am very pleased that he will continue to work with the company as a director and advisor”.

Tim Wright, CEO at Aqdot, said:

“The combination of disruptive, proprietary technology, a world-class scientific team coupled with a strong, supportive board and  investor group make this a very exciting opportunity.  Our encapsulation technology will be game-changing across a number of high value sectors from household products to pharmaceuticals to oil and gas.  I am delighted to be leading the Aqdot team as we drive the growth and value of the business.”

For further information, please contact:

Aqdot Ltd
Tim Wright, CEO
01223 334 319

Aqdot® is a performance chemistry company with a focus and expertise in developing, licensing and selling novel proprietary products. Aqdot’s proprietary technology and know-how enables materials to be captured, held, and released. Identifying unmet needs in these sectors, Aqdot develops products that enable our customers to introduce novel and differentiated brands, reduce manufacturing costs and make a truly positive impact on the environment.

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