Battery separator company Entek announced the appointment of Dr. Heejae Kim as vice president of product technology and business development – lithium.
The US company said Kim adds “a wealth of knowledge” in materials science, as well as significant experience with key US growth battery manufacturers.
He has BS and MS degrees in technical disciplines from Seoul National University, and a PhD in Materials Science & Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Richard W. Pekala, Chief Technology Officer, said: “I am excited to have Heejae join the Entek team. His experience in R&D, strategic planning, global marketing, and the battery supply chain will help us to grow our separator business more efficiently with lithium-ion cell manufacturers located in North America.”