Owlstone Nanotech Expands Management Team with Security Technology Veteran; Mark Brennan Joins as Executive Vice President of Owlstone's Homeland Defense Division
"Mark's successful track record in the deployment of sensor detection technology and his well-rounded experience in fields of chemical, biological and explosives detection makes him an asset to our company," said Bret Bader, CEO of Owlstone Nanotech. "Mark and I have worked together successfully for more than ten years, and I look forward to working with him as we continue to grow Owlstone's presence in the US market."
“Mark's successful track record in the deployment of sensor detection technology and his well-rounded experience in fields of chemical, biological and explosives detection makes him an asset to our company”
Prior to joining Owlstone, Mr. Brennan held several leadership positions with Smiths Detection, the leading manufacturer of security screening sensors for the detection of explosives, narcotics, weapons and chemical and biological warfare agents, and a subsidiary of Smiths Group Plc (LSE:SMIN). Most recently he served as director of sales in the Americas division. He led all sales activities in the US critical infrastructure business unit including federal, local and state governments, and private sectors.
Prior to Smiths Detection, Mr. Brennan held the positions of senior sales manager and regional sales manager for EG&G Astrophysics, a US manufacturer of x-ray security screening technology. He was responsible for all sales activity in the northeast territory of the US. Mr. Brennan received a bachelor of arts degree from Tulane University.
"The future of detection technology will be driven by the industry's ability to make significant improvements over current solutions," said Mr. Brennan. "I am confident that by combining exceptional detection, improved reliability and miniaturization, Owlstone has the potential to become a leader in homeland defense security detection."
About Owlstone Nanotech, Inc.
Owlstone Nanotech is a pioneer in the commercialization of nanotechnology-based chemical detection products. Its initial commercial product, The Owlstone Detector, is a revolutionary dime-sized device that can be programmed to detect a wide range of chemical agents that may be present in extremely small quantities. Using leading-edge micro- and nano- fabrication techniques, Owlstone has created a complete chemical detection system a hundred times smaller and a thousand times cheaper than existing technology. There are numerous applications -- across industries from security and defense to automotive and healthcare -- that depend on the rapid, accurate detection and measurement of chemical compounds. Owlstone works with market leaders within these applications to integrate the detector into next generation chemical sensing products and solutions. Owlstone's technology offers a unique combination of benefits, including: small size, low manufacturing costs, minimal power consumption, reduced false-positives, and a customizable platform. For more information on Owlstone Nanotech, please visit www.owlstonenanotech.com.
About Advance Nanotech, Inc.
Advance Nanotech is dedicated to the successful commercialization of disruptive nanotechnologies to produce nano-enabled products. Advance provides financing and support services including commercialization guidance, project and infrastructure management, leadership assets, and counsel on intellectual property, licensing and regulatory issues to ensure maximum market potential. Advance Nanotech's diversified portfolio of 26 nanotechnologies, of which the company holds a majority stake in 21, impacts a range of applications including, but not limited to, sensors, medical therapeutics and composites. Advance is forging partnerships with leading manufacturers and universities in Europe, Asia and North America to transform innovative nanotechnology concepts into practical solutions. For more information on Advance Nanotech, please visit www.advancenanotech.com.
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