New Independent Director Appointed At OCSiAl: Norbert Becker

Norbert Becker, newly appointed independent Director at OCSiAl. (© OCSiAl)

As of June 7, OCSiAl, a Luxembourg-based leader in graphene nanotube synthesis, has appointed Norbert Becker as an independent director. Becker, a distinguished business executive, brings extensive experience from multinational financial institutions.

Becker has worked across regions such as Europe, Central Asia, China, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United States. Currently, he serves as an independent director for various financial entities, including PayPal Europe, Lombard International Assurance, and China Everbright Bank. “I am excited to join the board of OCSiAl, which will undoubtedly write a new page in the history of Luxembourg’s industrial development,” said Becker.

His career highlights include significant leadership roles, such as global managing partner at Andersen and Ernst & Young. Becker’s contributions have been recognized with prestigious honors like Commandeur de l’Ordre de la Couronne de Chêne and officier de la Croix Civile et Militaire du Grand-Duc Adolphe in Luxembourg.

Words from the CEO

CEO of OCSiAl, Konstantin Notman has expressed his enthusiasm for the newly appointed addition to the board. He has emphasized Becker’s deep Luxembourgish roots and his commitment to enhancing the economic diversity and global business reputation of the nation. “Our core nanotube synthesis technology began its journey here in Luxembourg. We are proud to have Norbert, with his strong Luxembourg roots, on our board. We admire and share his dedication to the Grand Duchy’s drive to enhance economic diversity and elevate Luxembourg’s global business stature. His extensive multinational experience will undoubtedly drive our growth initiatives,” said Notman.

History of OCSiAl

Headquartered in Luxembourg, OCSiAl is the world’s leading manufacturer of graphene nanotubes, also known as single-wall carbon nanotubes. OCSiAl has developed and globally markets a wide range of nanotube products for electrochemical power sources and various polymers, creating fundamentally new products based on them. The company’s sales force and distributor network extend to more than 50 countries worldwide.

OCSiAl plays a key role in promoting a circular economy and achieving net-zero goals by optimizing resource use and enhancing product features. In the automotive sector, for example, OCSiAl is developing high-performance batteries for electric vehicles.

Future outlook of OCSiAl

Looking forward, OCSiAl plans to establish the world’s largest graphene nanotube synthesis facility in Differdange, Luxembourg. The company continues to innovate and market a variety of nanotube products under the TUBALL brand, serving up to 50% of global materials markets. This appointment marks the third addition of an independent director to OCSiAl’s board since February 2024, aimed at boosting the company’s governance and decision-making processes in the future to come.

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