Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADN) (“Advent” or the “Company”), an innovation-driven leader in the fuel cell and hydrogen technology space, is pleased to announce that Hechem Nadjar will join the Company as Vice President of Business Development, to lead business development and sales across Europe.
Mr. Nadjar holds extensive experience in the oil & gas and renewable energy industries, successfully deploying hydrogen and fuel cell technology solutions to market for TotalEnergies and Shell, where he served as Head of Partnerships & Business Development (Clean Hydrogen), and Commercial & Business Development Manager (Hydrogen), respectively. Over the past 9 years, Mr. Nadjar has focused on commercializing sustainable solutions in the renewable energy market and has played a key role in securing deals of high strategic importance.
“Hechem’s appointment comes at a critical time for our company, as we revamp the distribution of our products, with an aim to increase the supply of our vast range of clean and reliable fuel cell solutions across Europe,” said Advent’s Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Kaskavelis.
“One of Advent’s main goals is to positively contribute to global decarbonization efforts by offering solutions that significantly cut emissions and increase efficiency. Hechem will further strengthen these efforts, as his role will be key to spearheading joint development agreements for our fuel cell innovations in the transportation market. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Advent team and look forward to a successful collaboration,” Dr. Kaskavelis added.
Hechem Nadjar stated, “I am proud and excited to be joining Advent as a partner in its mission for a cleaner safer world, through the utilization of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. I am eager to use my years of experience to bring Advent’s current and future products to the European market, as well as to establish long-lasting and sustainable partnerships to speed this mission.”
About Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc.
Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. is a U.S. corporation that develops, manufactures, and assembles complete fuel cell systems as well as supplying customers with critical components for fuel cells in the renewable energy sector. Advent is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with offices in California, Greece, Denmark, Germany, and the Philippines. With more than 100 patents issued, licensed, and pending for its fuel cell technology, Advent holds the IP for next-generation HT-PEM that enables various fuels to function at high temperatures and under extreme conditions – offering a flexible “Any Fuel. Anywhere.” option for the automotive, aviation, defense, oil and gas, marine, and power generation sectors. For more information, visit www.advent.energy.
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