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February 2024 – Revolutionising Fluorochemical Manufacturing: Industry Veteran Kevin Matthews as Chair of Fluorok

Kevin Matthews, Chair, Fluorok

Deep Tech Leaders is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Matthews as the Chair of Fluorok

About Kevin Matthews

Kevin Matthews brings an impressive track record of leadership and innovation within the chemical industry. With over 20 years of experience as a CEO he has been instrumental in steering companies toward significant growth and strategic transformation. His experience covers leadership roles in global business, ranging from startups to $250m turnover corporations, including Scott Bader, Itaconix plc, and Isogenica Ltd.

He is an experienced raiser of equity finance for private companies and has led an IPO, along with multiple acquisitions and divestments. Moreover, his international experience and ability to forge enduring strategic partnerships will no doubt support Fluorok as it develops.

About Fluorok

Fluorok represents a revolutionary step forward in fluorochemical production, aiming to address the pressing challenges of climate change, resource depletion, and the need for sustainable industrial processes. At the heart of Fluorok’s mission is the development of HF-free fluorination processes that promise to transform the industry by making fluorochemical production safer, more energy-efficient, and environmentally friendly. This paradigm shift is driven by Fluorok’s dedication to innovation, as its team of scientists works tirelessly to scale up technology that will expand the applications and impact of fluorochemicals globally. Based in Oxford, UK, Fluorok’s innovative efforts highlight the opportunity for meaningful progress in the chemical industry and signal a move towards a more sustainable future.

About Deep Tech Leaders

Deep Tech Leaders specialises in recruiting boards and leadership teams for cutting-edge science, engineering, and technology firms transitioning from lab innovation to market impact. Based in London, we are a trusted partner for entrepreneurs, executives, and investors in shaping the future of the Industrial, Medical, and Advanced Computing sectors. We excel in connecting visionary companies with extraordinary talent to drive groundbreaking advancements.

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