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August 2022 – Deep Tech Leaders supports battery innovator, Nexeon, with the appointment of Rich Booher as Chief Operating Officer.

Rich joins the Abingdon company with a long background in operations leadership roles. Most recently, he was Senior Director of Operations for GCL Solar, looking after their Polysilicon business. He has also served with SunEdison, MEMC Electronic Materials and Akzo Nobel. Rich has lived in worked throughout the US, Europe and Asia.

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 is an executive search firm recruiting boards and leadership teams for Deep Tech start-ups and scale-ups serving the Industrial, Life Science and Computing domains.  Headquartered in London, we partner with mission-oriented innovators and investors to help bring about a cleaner, healthier, more intelligent world.