The Coretec Group, Inc., (OTCQB: CRTG), developers of engineered silicon and 3D volumetric displays, has appointed Matthew Kappers as its Chief Executive Officer to lead the company through its next stage of growth. Mr. Kappers will also join CRTG’s board of directors.
Mr. Kappers has spent the last decade as a Partner and Managing Director of Concordia Financial Group, LLC, a merger & acquisition advisory firm. Prior to joining as CEO, Mr. Kappers was a consultant for The Coretec Group for the past two and half years. Mr. Kappers has extensive transactional and operational experience working with both startups and publicly traded companies.
“Matt brings a wealth of expertise. He has extensive experience working with the public markets and helping companies reach operational efficiency and executing strategic growth initiatives,” said Victor Keen, co-chairperson of the board. “We are fortunate to have Matt as CEO. He shares our passion and intimately understands our business.”
Mr. Kappers will be responsible for the next stage of growth for The Coretec Group. In March, the company closed on a $6.0 Million private placement offering. Mr. Kappers will further the use of the net proceeds to expand and accelerate the development of its CHS technology, as well as for working capital, general corporate purposes, and strategic investments.
“As The Coretec Group enters the next stage of innovation and growth, I am honored and excited to be part of such a talented team,” said Kappers. ”The opportunity ahead for the company is immense and we must move quickly and be nimble.”
Michael Kraft, whose expertise is in applied materials product development, has transitioned to President and is focusing on the commercialization of The Coretec Group’s CHS. He is also working with global customers and internationally recognized research institutions as they evaluate CHS. Mr. Kraft will also lead the company’s efforts in coordinating results and expanding the IP Portfolio of CHS.