||Executive Officers and Directors—Summary Web Biographies
|Thomas K. Allen
||President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Thomas K. Allen, President and Chief Executive Officer, is a technology marketing professional who joined Applied Nanoscience in 2004 after having served as Vice President, Marketing & Sales for NanoScale Materials, Incorporated (Manhattan, KS), since 2002. While at NanoScale Materials, Mr. Allen developed and was listed as an inventor on two nanotechnology-based composition of matter patent applications. He spearheaded all commercialization, branding, and national distribution initiatives. Mr. Allen began his career in 1990 as Territory Manager for Surgidev Corporation (Goleta, CA), an intraocular lens and related products company. In 1993, he joined STERIS Corporation, a diversified medical technologies firm with over $1 billion in annual sales revenues, as a Sales Representative; subsequently rising through the positions of Region Manager (1995 to 1997), and Director of Sales (1997 to 1999), to become Vice President of Sales (1999 to 2001). Mr. Allen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He also serves as a Director with Applied Nanoscience Inc.
Thomas Glenndahl, Chairman of the Board, has extensive experience in international trade and finance. He was born in Sweden in 1946, and educated in the United States and Europe; and currently maintains homes in Waterloo, Belgium and Tiburon, California. Mr. Glenndahl was graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree in international marketing from Gothenburg School of Economics in 1970. His professional experience includes: Commercial Attache with the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Paris, France from 1970 to 1971; Investment Banker with Barkley Securities (London, England), from 1972 to 1974; U.S. Director of Interstudy in San Francisco, CA, from 1974 to 1977; CEO of Sitzmat, Inc., (San Francisco, CA), from 1977 to 1981; and, founder of ASPECT International Language Schools in San Francisco in 1982, which was sold to Sylvan Learning Systems in 1998. Since 1998, he has been an independent investor and consultant. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of Applied Nanoscience, Mr. Glenndahl is currently a director of several companies, including: Harling Properties (Sweden); Aksu Pharmaceuticals (Turkey); Transnico International Group SA (Belgium); and Transnico Technologies Group SA (Belgium). Mr. Glenndahl is also a partner in the MVI Group in Scandinavia and Switzerland.
Michael A. Hertzberg, Director, is the President and founder of Trade Logistics & Strategies, LLC (“TLS”), a Bethesda, Maryland based international business development company. TLS assists American companies to create international strategic relationships encompassing finance, trade and distribution opportunities. Mr. Hertzberg also specializes in international trade law as a partner in Howrey Simon Arnold & White, a major international law firm. Mr. Hertzberg currently serves as a Director of BioFX Corporation, a Randallstown, Maryland manufacturer of chemicals for the biotech industry and EVA Corporation, a Bethesda, Maryland based developer of technology for the treatment of aortic aneurysms. Mr. Hertzberg taught International Economic Law as an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School in the mid-eighties and has his J.D. degree from GWU. He also has a B.A. from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.
Staffan Lofgren, Director, is the Founder and Managing Director of ScanAsia Consulting Ltd, a highly specialized consulting firm assisting companies from around the globe to successfully enter the Hong Kong and China markets. The company currently has offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.
Mr Lofgren brings extensive international business expertise to ANI and oversees the Applied Nanoscience Hong Kong subsidiary’s operations. His background also includes Asia Manager for KaMeWa (1989 to 1997), a global marine propulsion supplier, and main shareholder in HGL, a Chinese manufacturer of high tolerance components for the telecom industry, which was sold in 2007.
Mr Lofgren has a Master of Science degree from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.
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