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In a further step towards fulfilling its mission as a diversified nanotechnology leader, NanoWorld Holding AG reinforces further its management team with the appointment of Dr. Kamen Nikolov as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
NanoWorld Holding AG appoints CFO
Schaffhausen, Switzerland | Posted on August 10th, 2007
NanoWorld Holding AG announces the appointment of Dr. Kamen Nikolov as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Dr. Nikolov is currently executing the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Innovative Solutions Bulgaria Ltd. (ISB), which is known world-wide for its range of AFM probes sold under the trade mark BudgetSensors. ISB has been founded in 2001 by Dr. Nikolov and was acquired by NanoWorld Holding AG on 1st April 2005.
After completing studies in Germany, USA and Japan Dr. Nikolov obtained several degrees in Business Administration and Engineering from leading universities, as well as a doctorate degree in Business Administration from the University of Sofia. Prior to the foundation of ISB, Dr. Nikolov has held positions in strategy development in the semiconductor industry, as well as positions in the university sector.
"After turning BudgetSensors and Innovative Solutions Bulgaria Ltd. into a company of significant importance for the world-wide AFM market, I look forward with enthusiasm to the new opportunities that the position as CFO of NanoWorld Holding AG opens" said Dr. Kamen Nikolov.
"Over the last years Dr. Nikolov has created from scratch an impressive and fast growing company. Since the acquisition we have consulted Dr. Nikolov on a regular basis especially in financial aspects. Therefore it is only a logical step to appoint him CFO for the NanoWorld Goup as we have challenging tasks ahead of us like further acquisitions and a demanding plan for diversification", said Manfred Detterbeck, COB and CEO of NanoWorld Holding AG.
About NanoWorld Holding AG
NanoWorld Holding AG is a purely financial holding company and does not conduct operational business.
Currently five daughter companies are members of the NanoWorld Group: NanoWorld AG, NanoWorld Services GmbH, NanoAndMore GmbH, NanoAndMore USA Inc. and Innovative Solutions Bulgaria. Their key activities are the development, production and commercialization of consumables for Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) namely our well-known AFM probes.
The AFM is the vital instruments for the whole field of nano-science and nanotechnology. Wherever nanotechnology achieves a breakthrough and opens new markets AFM technology is sure to be involved in this process.
The leading position of the group in the core business will be further expanded and new markets are going to be developed in the fields of Hightech and Nanotechnology through strategic alliances and acquisitions.
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