CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AKHAN Semiconductor, a technology company specializing in the fabrication and application of lab-grown, electronic-grade diamonds, announced today that it has appointed H. Delano Roosevelt to its Board of Directors. Roosevelt, the grandson of United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, joins AKHAN from his current role as Director, New Business Development at Reza Investment Company, which focuses on assisting organizations and private investors in structuring cross-border transactions, technology transfers and direct investments globally with a focus on the Middle East.
“Delano is a world-renowned dignitary who has committed his adult life to promoting prosperous business relationships between the United States and Middle East, which makes him a welcome addition to the board,” said Adam Khan, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at AKHAN. “His influence will be crucial to AKHAN as it continues to seek new technological applications for its Miraj Diamond Glass® technology.”
In addition to his role with Reza, Roosevelt, who resides in Bahrain with his family, is involved in a number of initiatives that promote business relationships between the U.S. and the Middle East, including roles as: Chairman Emeritus, Middle East Council of American Chambers of Commerce (MECACC), Board Member, Executive Board, American Mission Hospital Bahrain and Executive Board, and American Business Group Eastern Province.
Roosevelt attended the International School in Geneva Switzerland, Brentwood Military Academy California, Pacific Palisades High School and Woodbury University.
AKHAN Appoints CFO
Robert Mohr, CPA CGMA CITP, will also join AKHAN in the role of Chief Financial Officer. Mohr joins AKHAN from his current role of Consultant at CFO Express International, which provides business coaching to assist in optimizing financial accounting practices and policies to maximize cash flow.
“Robert is a creative executive whose depth of experience in finance, accounting, operations and information technology will be valued as AKHAN continues to grow and develop new technologies,” said Carl Shurboff, President and Chief Operating Officer of AKHAN. “Robert will be charged with operationalizing the Company’s finances, and we’re excited to have him on board.”
Mohr is a graduate of Illinois State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Financial Accounting and a master's degree in Management Accounting.
AKHAN is a technology company specializing in the fabrication and application of electronics-grade diamonds as functional semiconductors. AKHAN is headquartered in Gurnee, Lake County, Illinois. Additional information about AKHAN is available on the Company's website at http://www.akhansemi.com/.