Edinburgh-based battery technology developer Dukosi Ltd has announced the appointment of Mark Pinto as the company’s new chief executive officer.
Pinto will succeed Nat Edington, who has resigned for personal reasons.
Pinto has been a board member at Dukosi for over a year and is also head of its Technical Advisory Board.
He has worked closely with the senior management team.
Pinto said: “I am honored to assume the CEO role at Dukosi and am fully committed to upholding the legacy of innovation established by Nat and maintaining the customer focus and entrepreneurial spirit that drives success in our organization.
“Together with the senior leadership team, our focus will continue to be the industrialization of our revolutionary chip-on-cell technology and to continue to innovate and enable a sustainable battery value chain.”
Pinto is an industry veteran with over 35 years of experience in the high technology and semiconductor industries.
He was co-founder and CEO of Blue Danube Systems, which was acquired by NEC Corp in January 2022. He has also held senior executive roles at Applied Materials, a global leader in materials engineering solutions for semiconductors and advanced displays, and Lucent Microelectronics, after beginning his career in semiconductors at Bell Labs.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, senior management team and employees, I want to thank Nat for his leadership as CEO,” said Pinto. “Nat has led the company from technology incubation to product readiness, and he leaves us with a strong foundation for continued growth.”
Dukosi develops technologies that improve the performance, safety, and efficiency of battery systems, and enable a more sustainable battery value chain.
Headquartered in Edinburgh, UK, Dukosi has a global footprint with locations in US, Asia and Europe.