HALIFAX, NS / ACCESSWIRE / April 25, 2023 / Meta Materials Inc. (the “Company” or “META®”) (Nasdaq:MMAT)(FSE:MMAT), a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites, today announced the appointment of Ms. Eugenia Corrales and Mr. Vyomesh “VJ” Joshi as members of the Board of Directors, effective April 25, 2023. Mr. Maurice Guitton is retiring from the Board. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Guitton for his many years of service and commitment, including his role as former Chairman of the Board of Metamaterial Inc.
Ms. Corrales is CEO of Nefeli Networks. She has spent more than 25 years as an executive and tech industry veteran developing innovative products, establishing business development capabilities, and building operational excellence. Previously, Eugenia was senior vice president at ShoreTel, and she also served as general manager and vice president of Cisco’s Computing Systems Group.
Mr. Joshi has more than 40 years of experience as a visionary technology executive. He served as president and CEO of 3D Systems and executive vice president of the Imaging and Printing Group at Hewlett Packard. He is a member of the board of directors of Releviate Therapeutics and Energy Internet Corporation. VJ was previously a member of the boards of Harris Corporation, Wipro, and Yahoo! Inc.
“On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, I would like to thank Maurice for his many years of dedication and service to the company and its shareholders. During his long tenure the company was transformed from a small private company to a NASDAQ listed company, and we wish him well in his future endeavors,” said Jack Harding, Chair of the META Board of Directors. “I would also like to welcome our two new directors, who will bring new perspectives from their many years of relevant experience into our boardroom. We continue to advance our growth strategy as we strengthen the board and expand its size to eight members.”
About Meta Materials Inc.
META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing, and manufacturing sustainable, high-performance, functional materials, components and systems. Our extensive technology platform enables leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy. Our nano-optic metamaterial technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at www.metamaterial.com.
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