KikFin welcomes Jon Sumroy to its Board of Directors

– ISRAEL, Tel Aviv –  KikFin today announced the appointment of Jon Sumroy to its Board of Directors.

“Over Jon’s 30-year career, he has had leadership roles at some of the world’s most recognizable companies, such as Unilever, Johnson & Johnson and 888 Holdings, and has also brought that experience to multiple start-ups. We are incredibly honored to have his hands-on leadership expertise on our board of directors and look forward to his contributions to our company,” said CEO and co-founder, Amihay Mines.

About Jon Sumroy

Jon Sumroy has served on the board of directors and advisory boards of several consumer-oriented product companies and start-ups. Most recently, he was the founder and CEO of consumer hardware company Carfoldio Ltd., where he built the multi-award-winning mifold and hifold range of grab-and-go booster seats. These created the ultra-compact child passenger safety category. Jon conceived the products, built the company and the team, which designed, engineered, manufactured, and sold nearly $75m at retail direct to consumer, through world-class, blue-chip international customers including, Walmart, Amazon, Target, buyBuyBABY, T-Mall, JD, and a global international network of distributors. Jon brings these skills and experiences to KikFin’s disruptive personalized water propulsion technologies.

“KikFin has created a differentiated core technology directed towards the massive global addressable market opportunity of personalized water propulsion,” said Jon Sumroy. “I have been impressed by the pace of their research and development, strong commitment, and the incredible bench of talented young entrepreneurs, designers, and engineers they have attracted since the company was founded. It is a privilege to be invited to join this journey and work alongside Amihay and his team, as we fundraise and accelerate the progress from design to manufacture, go-to-market, and a full global roll-out,” said Jon Sumroy.

About KikFin

KikFin is designing the world’s most powerful and advanced solutions for personalized water propulsion. Its game-changing hardware products (many of which are still in stealth mode) will revolutionize this nascent industry. KikFin hardware is perfect for surfing, SUPs, scuba diving, snorkeling, exploring, and general fun in the water. Headquartered in the heart of the Israeli entrepreneurial ecosystem, KikFin regularly tests its products in the nearby Mediterranean Sea off the Tel Aviv coast and at historical Caesarea.

For more information:

- DisclaimerNews, data, and statements included in this release are intended exclusively for general information purposes. Talent4Boards does not guarantee that news is accurate or about the correct person and accepts neither liability for the consequences of the reader’s reliance, nor responsibility for the accuracy of the information. Nothing in this release should be considered for decisions about referred securities. Products and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.