Ynvisible Interactive Inc.
announced the appointment of Ramin Heydarpour as chairman of the Board of Directors effective Feb. 4, 2021.
Heydarpour is the founder and managing partner of Flex R&D Inc., a California-based engineering consulting firm with deep expertise in roll-to-roll process and product development.
He was previously global VP at Avery Dennison, where he led the development of innovative products in food packaging, brand identification, office, and consumer products.
He has a track record of inventing and developing new products in a broad range of applications, including flexible packaging, RFID tags, and pressure-sensitive labels, and has 26 granted patents.
"In addition to his leadership experience, Ramin brings broad market knowledge of printed electronics, technical expertise, and sales acumen to Ynvisible. Ramin’s appointment as Chairman aligns with our growth strategy, especially into North America," said Michael Robinson, CEO of Ynvisible.
After directly recommending Heydarpour, an independent director, as his successor, Leif Ljungqvist stepped down as chairman of the Company in order to focus on his CEO role at ChromoGenics AB.
"Leif's contribution changed the game for Ynvisible. Leif brought in a new center of excellence and network that is vital to our success. He demonstrated our integrity and staying-power to the industry. Leif has left an indelible mark on Ynvisible. We are thankful for his service and continued support," said Jani-Mikael Kuusisto, vice chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.