Accsys Technologies welcomes Roland Waibel to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  Accsys Technologies PLC (LON: AXS) today announced the appointment of Roland Waibel to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director effective from 1 August 2023, bringing his extensive knowledge of finance, corporate development, and M&A within international businesses.

“We are delighted to welcome Roland to the Board. With his extensive international sectoral and finance experience, Roland will make a valuable addition to the Company, Board, and Audit Committee and I look forward to working with him,” said Board Chairman, Stephen Odell.

Roland Waibel will also join the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee, and with effect from the conclusion of the AGM on 20 September 2023, will chair the Audit Committee.

About Roland Waibel

Roland Waibel brings over 30 years of chemicals, pharmaceutical, textile, and process industry knowledge and experience to the Board. He most recently held the position of CFO of Archroma Group, a leading chemical supplier to the textile and paper industry, between 2013 and 2022. Before Archroma, Roland was CFO of Omya AG and Lonza Group AG. He also served as Non-Executive Director of Adval Tech Holding AG, an international supplier to the automotive industry, between 2005 and 2020.

About Accsys Technologies

Accsys is a fast-growing business with a purpose: changing wood to change the world. The company combines chemistry, technology, and ingenuity to make Accoya wood and Tricoya wood elements: high-performance wood products that are extremely durable and stable, opening new opportunities for the built environment and giving the world a choice to build sustainably. Accsys transforms fast-growing, certified sustainable wood into building materials with an up to 50-year warranty, locking carbon stored in the wood into useful products for decades, with performance characteristics that match or better those of non-renewable, resource-depleting, and polluting alternatives.


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