Calgary, Alberta — March 30, 2022 —AdvEn Inc. (“AdvEn”) proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Grzegorz Ombach (“Greg”), Senior Vice President and Head of Disruptive Research and Technology for Airbus SE (EPA:AIR), as Chairman of AdvEn’s board of directors.
Dr. Ombach holds more than 25 years of experience in technology, power systems, strategy and innovation. He is responsible for global research, development and innovation at Airbus and is leading the push for creating a sustainable fleet of electric powered aircraft. He was previously Executive Vice President for Draexlmaier Group (revenue EUR 5 billion, 75,000 employees) where he was head of strategy, innovation and battery systems.
“Greg’s background and success will take AdvEn into the future by supporting our global aspirations and market development plans,” said Yanguang Yuan, Chief Executive Officer who will be stepping down as Chairman and remain a director. “Greg’s vision and deep understanding of the battery industry provides us with valuable insights into how we apply our current technologies and how to direct our future research and development efforts.”
Grzegorz (Greg) Ombach, Ph.D.
Greg Ombach is a seasoned international senior executive with 25+ years of experience in technology, power systems, strategy and innovation. As the Chairman of AdvEn’s Board of Directors, he brings a range of expertise that he earned as Senior Vice President and Head of Disruptive Research and Technology for Airbus SE where he was responsible for global research, development and innovation. Greg was also the former Executive Vice President for Draexlmaier Group (revenue EUR 5 billion, 75,000 employees) where he was head of strategy, innovation and battery systems.
AdvEn Inc. (formerly Nano Innovations Inc.), through its wholly owned subsidiary AdvEn Industries Inc., develops and commercializes carbon-centric advanced technologies utilizing industrial waste: converting refinery residues into non-combustible products for energy storage and a clean environment. AdvEn’s 36,000 square foot manufacturing plant and research facility located in Nisku, Alberta, Canada produces up to 400 metric tons per year of advanced super activated carbon (“ASAC”) and is currently piloting the Company’s patented dry electrode super adhesive coatings (“ESAC”). ASAC products provide superior performance when compared to similar graphite products used in the super capacitor, battery, pharmaceutical and industrial filtration markets.
AdvEn, ASAC and ESAC are trademarks of AdvEn in Canada and the United States.