HALIFAX, Jan. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI) is pleased to announce that Mr. Marco Goguen has joined the company's executive team as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He brings over 20 years of experience as an investment banker, private equity investor and entrepreneur. Prior to joining MTI, Mr. Goguen was Co-Head of the Clean Technology Group at National Bank Financial and was responsible for all investment banking services to energy and industrial technology companies. He was a member of the investment banking teams at Credit Suisse First Boston in Montreal, Morgan Stanley Technology Investment Banking Group in Menlo Park, California, and Morgan Stanley Canada in Toronto.
"Marco brings a wealth of experience in the global capital markets and risk management. His financial acumen and strategic insight will be key assets as we embark on our transformation to scale up our company to meet product demands," said MTI Founder and CEO George Palikaras.
During his career, Mr. Goguen also co-founded MJCL Capital and Canadian Private Equity (CAPE) Partners; two private equity firms with investments in energy technology, information technology, real estate and industrial companies, and Solarent, a solar power generation company in Ontario, where he served as CFO. He was Director of Investments at Europatweb (Groupe Arnault) in Paris, a venture capital firm with over €600 million invested in 40 companies. He was also an associate at the Sextant Group, a mid-market leveraged buyout firm in New York.
"MTI is at the forefront of optical metamaterials and its platform technology can solve global challenges in multiple industries," said Mr. Goguen. "I believe MTI's growth potential and the value the company can add is tremendous. I look forward to working at MTI to support its next phase of growth and building a global market leader."
Mr. Goguen has been on the board of directors of over 20 public and private companies. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.
About Metamaterial Technologies Inc.
Metamaterial Technologies Inc. ("MTI") is a smart materials and photonics company specializing in metamaterial research, nanofabrication, and computational electromagnetics. The company has developed a new class of optical smart materials, changing the way we use, interact and benefit from light. MTI is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has offices in London, England and Pleasanton, California. To learn more visit www.metamaterial.com
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