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Black Swan Graphene appoints Vice-President of Research and Product Development

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Dr. Chris Herron was named as Vice-President Research and Product Development.

TORONTO — Black Swan Graphene Inc., named Dr. Chris Herron as Vice-President Research and Product Development. In this role, Herron will be instrumental in ensuring optimal product performance across the recently announced integrated supply chain partnerships aimed at accelerating the adoption of graphene-enhanced concrete globally. These partnerships include Nationwide Engineering Research & Development and Arup Group Ltd.

Herron has over 10 years of experience in the graphene industry, with a background in research, development, and applications. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from Durham University, United Kingdom, earned following a first-class honours Master’s degree. After his post-doctoral research post at Durham University, Dr. Herron joined Applied Graphene Materials PLC, where he established the graphene characterisation laboratory, scaled up the dispersion process, and led numerous successful commercial customer projects.

“In a rapidly emerging industry, such expertise is very scarce and we are honored to have Chris join our team, which speaks to the Company’s product excellence, technical expertise, and commercially driven strategy,” said Michael Edwards, COO, Black Swan. “His addition strengthens our research and product development capabilities. On behalf of everyone, I would like to warmly welcome Chris to Black Swan.”



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