Presenting Dassiet Board

Risto Siivonen is the new Chairman of the Board. He is an investor, advisor and independent board member in Nordic mid-market companies. He was previously a Partner at Nordic private equity firm Altor, where his investments include success stories such as Meltwater, Carnegie and Max Matthiessen.

“I’m excited to work with Helena, Jens, Aki, Gil and Jimmy to develop the next generation of innovative and disruptive materials. I've seen the need for material innovations in many industries, and Dassiet i well positioned to lead this change” Siivonen says.

Helena Pettersson

As a board professional, Pettersson is a board member for VelvetCare, Heart2Save, and Fundrella. A highly experienced leader with an extensive international background in leading FMCG brands within European retail and Health Care markets, Pettersson combines an analytical mindset with extensive P&L experience.  

Jens Söderholm

Jens Söderholm is an experienced Family Office CEO. He is a seasoned investor in Scale-up and Growth companies such as Solar Foods and the recently listed innovative materials company Spinnova. Söderholm also serves on several boards across multiple sectors and provides  multi discplinary views and skills to Dassiet’s board.

Gil Granot-Mayer

An experienced executive and a former CEO of Yeda, the commercial arm of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Gil Granot-Mayer brings a sixteen-year track record of success in company creation, technology transfer, and early-stage technology development to his role at Dassiet with strong connections to technological academic hubs globally.

Aki Prihti

Prihti is the CEO of Aplagon and Founder of Inveni Capital, and has almost 20 years’ experience working with medical, pharma and life science growth companies, both in operational and board roles.

“I would like to thank our board members at Dassiet and emphasize just how excited I am to work alongside them to drive the company forward,” says Jimmy Takki, CEO of Dassiet.

“I am equally exited of our talented and growing team and all the Senior Advisors that we have. Together we can have a real impact in the world.”

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Jimmy Takki, CEO & President

jimmy.takki@dassiet.com