Cerion, a leading developer and manufacturer of transformational high-performance nanomaterials, announced today that Matt Winslow has been appointed Chief Operating Officer.  Winslow has served as the Company’s Executive Vice-president, Business Development, for the last five years.

“Matt brings a diverse set of leadership skills and expertise that will continue to accelerate Cerion’s global strategy,” said Landon Mertz, Chief Executive Officer of Cerion.  “I have tremendous confidence in Matt’s ability to align Cerion’s world class innovation with industry leading practices to drive and extend the next generation of Cerion’s market leadership.”

In his new role as Chief Operating Officer, Winslow will be managing sales, marketing, and business development along with research and development.  He will continue his work to expand relationships within the chemical and energy industries as well as the military-industrial complex. He will increase sales of in-market products and enable Cerion’s talented research and development team and manufacturing engineers to develop high-performance nanomaterials for industry applications like catalysts, coatings, antimicrobials, printed electronics and additives.

Prior to Cerion, Winslow held a variety of business development positions, namely as a consultant at Constellation Brands where he led the creation and development of The Dreaming Tree Wine brand with musician Dave Matthews, which has become the most successful celebrity-associated wine brand in history. He was also Senior Vice-president, Branded Entertainment at Generate where he was responsible for developing strategic partnerships with well-known global brands such as Yahoo! and Absolut Vodka; and Vice-president, Business Development at Los Angeles ad agency Ignited Minds where he led the growth of the agency from 15 people and $17 million in billings to 125 people and over $100 million in billings in only four years.

About Cerion
Founded in 2007 by a group of veteran scientists and manufacturing engineers from Kodak, Cerion is the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance metal and metal oxide nanoparticles. The company is focused on the identification, creation and monetization of first mover and product enabling technologies for partners in the catalyst, printed electronics, coatings, additive and antimicrobial industries.
For more information visit www.cerionnano.com.