In accordance with §20 of the Statute, the Management Board consists of 1 to 5 members appointed for a joint three-year term. Each member of the Management Board may be elected for the next term of office. However, pursuant to § 22 of the Statute, in the case of a one-person Management Board, the Company is represented by the only member of the Management Board, and in the case of a multi-person Management Board, the Company is represented by each Management Board member alone. Detailed competences and duties of the members of the Management Board were presented in the Company’s Articles of Association.
President of the Management Board
Inventor of the technology and founder of XTPL. He is an expert in nanotechnology, printed electronics, solar cells and modern technological processes for the production of semiconductor elements.
For nearly 10 years he worked in the most prestigious international research institutions and hi-tech companies, including Fraunhofer ISE (Germany), ECN (Netherlands), ANU (Australia), Kingstone Semiconductor Company Ltd. (China). He directed research work in close cooperation with the largest photovoltaic industry representatives from Europe, Asia and the USA. He is the winner of many awards and distinctions, including Scholarship of Burgen (Academia Europaea) and scholarship of the Foundation for Polish Science, member of the prestigious Young Academy of Europe, scholarship holder of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for outstanding young scientists and German DAAD. He received the prestigious LIDER research grant financed by the National Center for Research and Development, and was also awarded in the ranking of outstanding innovators in the “New Europe 100 Challengers”. He is also the winner of the 16th edition of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 competition. He received the award for his work on breakthrough technology, which has a serious chance to change the world for the better. He also won in the New Business category, in which the award was granted for using his own scientific experience to create an innovative product on a global scale.
At the Wrocław Research Centre EIT+, he built a new laboratory from scratch and set up an interdisciplinary scientific team which is currently implementing a number of research projects. He has 70 scientific publications and 30 international patent applications and patents to his name.
Filip Granek does not pursue any business activity outside the Issuer that would be of major significance to the Company’s business.
His responsibilities at XTPL include supervision over R&D activity, business and sales development and HR, marketing and strategy management.