G6 Materials Announces New CFO & COO and Changes to the Board of Directors
The Company Also Announces the Appointment of a Director of Communications as well as the Addition of Chief Technology Officer to Daniel Stolyarov’s Current Role
Ronkonkoma, New York, USA – TheNewswire – May 30, 2023 – G6 Materials Corp. (“G6” or the “Company”) (TSXV: GGG, OTCQB: GPHBF),
a high-tech company with expertise in advanced materials and developing innovative composites for a wide range of industrial uses, announces the appointment of Kevin Cornish, MBA, CPA, CPHR as its new Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer (“CFO & COO”) effective May 29, 2023, subject to the final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Cornish is a Chartered Professional Accountant, among other designations, with over 17 years of experience who has served as an officer of both private and publicly traded companies in the Canadian capital markets. G6’s former CFO, Rob Scott, amicably agreed to depart the Company on May 26, 2023 in order to facilitate the transition.
Mr. Cornish is a well-rounded business leader who has worked on multiple start-ups and turnarounds in both Canada and the United States. He prides himself on having overcome corporate challenges and obstacles in numerous industries and markets. Mr. Cornish’s knowledge of international business practices and strategy implementation, paired with his ability to adapt and scale quickly, make him a strong fit for the Company. He holds an MBA from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, where he also earned his CPA designation. With a skill set that is also complemented by a CPHR designation, Mr. Cornish incorporates many facets of business to maximize his overall value to an enterprise.
Changes to the Board of Directors
G6 also announces that Anastasios (Taso) Arima has resigned from its board of directors effective on May 31, 2023. The Company’s management team and fellow directors would like to thank Mr. Arima for his guidance since his appointment to the board in mid-2021. Accordingly, the Company has appointed Guy Bourgeois as the new independent member of the board of directors, effective May 29, 2023.
Mr. Bourgeois has extensive knowledge in the advanced materials, energy generation, graphite and nanotechnology industries, most notably including graphene while involved with Elcora Advanced Materials. He has served as an owner, investor, advisor, or board member in dozens of cutting-edge businesses over the past 30 years. Mr. Bourgeois is skilled in raising capital, obtaining government grants, expanding global business development and creating smart business strategies. He is a seasoned professional with decades of broad expertise centred around commercial growth and innovative/disruptive technological developments.
Director of Communications
The Company is pleased to announce that Luca Garbero has been appointed as its Director of Communications. Based in New York as a public relations and event planning professional, Mr. Garbero has cultivated a network of strategic relationships in the fashion industry, including having collaborated with Gucci, Versace and Armani, among others. He is passionate about the development of smart textiles and incorporating technology into the fashion industry.
He is also a movie producer and actor who is best known for “Club Life” (2015), “The Abandoned” (2015), “Middleground” (2017) and “Sex Guaranteed” (2017). As Director of Communications, Mr. Garbero has agreed to assist the Company with its external messaging, stakeholder targeting and other outreach initiatives.
Chief Technology Officer
The title of Chief Technology Officer (“CTO”) has formally been added to Daniel Stolyarov’s role as President and Co-Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of G6. As President, CTO & CEO of the Company, the expanded title is intended to convey Mr. Stolyarov’s heightened focus on the development of the Company’s intellectual property as well as the graphene-based enhancement of current technologies for commercial use.
“Thanks to Rob Scott for his contributions to the Company as CFO since 2016. He played an instrumental role in many facets of G6’s evolution and I wish him well in his future endeavours. I would also like to appreciate Taso Arima for his role as an independent director on G6’s board over the last two years,” said Dr. Daniel Stolyarov, President, CTO & Co-CEO of G6. “I would like to extend a warm welcome to Kevin Cornish as G6’s new CFO. Our team looks forward to working with him, learning from his experiences and embarking together on a new chapter for the Company. We are also very excited to add Guy Bourgeois as the new independent director on the Company’s board of directors and Luca Garbero to our organization in his new role,” added Dr. Stolyarov.
About G6 Materials Corp.
G6 Materials Corp. is a high-tech company with expertise in advanced materials that creates value developing innovative composites for a wide range of industrial uses. Graphene Laboratories Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of G6, sells a range of graphene-based products and other materials, including but not limited to conductive epoxies, high-performance composites, and R&D materials, with numerous customers from among the Fortune 500 list of companies, as well as NASA and leading universities. Graphene Laboratories Inc. has entered the global air filtration market with Breathe+, a line of medical-grade HEPA air filtration products enhanced with advanced performance graphene material.
G6 has identified new graphene-based applications to accelerate growth into the future. Accordingly, the Company has a valuable IP portfolio currently comprising five granted patents. The Company’s management team and employees have a deep understanding of graphene technology based on decades of aggregate academic and commercial experience. Graphene Laboratories Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of G6 located in Ronkonkoma, New York, has established its premium research laboratory and scalable production facility equipped with advanced analytical and material processing equipment.
The Company’s e-commerce websites are listed below:
- Breathe+: Medical-grade HEPA air filtration enhanced with advanced performance graphene material, for more information, visit breatheplus.tech
- Conductive Epoxies: Adhesive materials distributed under the G6-EpoxyTMtrade name and can be purchased at g6-epoxy.com
- R&D Materials: Graphene Laboratories Inc. currently offers over 100 graphene and related products available at graphene-supermarket.com
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the applicable securities legislation that is based on expectations, estimates and projections as at the date of this news release. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements, or other future events, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. “Forward-looking information” in this news release includes but is not limited to information about the graphene-enhanced air purifier (including efficacy, potential commercialization and patent pending thereof); information about the potential for the Company’s long-term growth; the business goals and objectives of the Company, and other forward-looking information concerning the intentions, plans and future actions of the parties to the transactions described herein and the terms thereon.
The forward-looking information in this news release reflects the current expectations, assumptions and/or beliefs of the Company based on information currently available to the Company. Although the Company believes that the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking information are reasonable, forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and accordingly undue reliance should not be put on such information due to the inherent uncertainty therein.
Risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, the risk that actual results in commercial applications of the graphene-enhanced air purifier may differ significantly from the Test Results; the Test Results may not be accepted by applicable regulatory agencies required to approve commercialization of the graphene-enhanced air purifier; the Company may not receive required approvals from regulatory agencies to commercialize the graphene-enhanced air purifier; the Company may not achieve further stages of commercialization of the graphene-enhanced air purifier as anticipated, or at all; the Company patent pending (US20210346831A1) may not be granted; the Company may not achieve anticipated commercial gains or profitability from the sale of Breathe+ Pro Advanced Antimicrobial Graphene Air Filtration System as currently anticipated, or at all; risks associated with adoption by industries of graphene-based products health and environmental factors affecting adoption of these technologies; the company may fail to obtain appropriate government approvals or accreditation related to the business’ operations and technological processes; the market conditions and demand for its product as well as the market prices of such products being developed by the company may change over time; reliance on key personnel; the potential for conflicts of interest among certain officers, directors or promoters with certain other projects; competition; dilution; and the volatility of our common share price and volume.
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Daniel Stolyarov, President, CTO & Co-CEO
Telephone: (631) 405-5113
Email: [email protected]
Nick Kuzyk, Investor Relations
Email: [email protected]
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD: Daniel Stolyarov, President, CTO & Co-CEO
SOURCE: G6 Materials Corp.