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August 2022 – Deep Tech Leaders supports battery innovator, Nexeon, with the appointment of Michael Lennartz as Chief Technology Officer.

Michael joins the Abingdon company from BASF, where he has been Head of Global Research and Development for the German giant’s battery materials business.  He also served in senior technical management roles within Umicore.  Earlier in his career, he worked with Evonik.

About Nexeon
Nexeon® is a world-leader in engineered silicon materials for battery applications. It is a battery materials and licensing company working with product OEMs and battery companies to enable the next generation of lithium-ion batteries.  Their silicon materials incorporated in battery anodes enable significantly greater energy density and battery capacity to be achieved, providing lighter batteries with more power and longer lifetime between charges.

Nexeon is backed by SKC Co. Ltd, SJL Partners, Ingevity Corp., Daishin Private Equity and Shinhan Investments.

To learn more about Nexeon, refer to their website at

About Deep Tech Leaders

Deep Tech Leaders recruits boards and leadership teams for advanced science & technology businesses aiming to move from the Lab to the Market.  Headquartered in London, we partner with entrepreneurs, executives and investors to build innovative companies across the Industrial, Medical and Advanced Computing domains.