ThalesNano Nanotechology Inc - Management

Management

Gergely Papp

CEO

Gergely was appointed as the new CEO of ThalesNano in February 2018. Gergely’s unique 20+ years’ experience in financial management supports the further development of the company. He has been working for the ThalesNano for 6 years as a chief financial officer and successfully grounded ThalesNano’s financial operations. Before joining ThalesNano he worked as a general and strategic manager in an IT related company and as chief financial officer at a logistics company in Hungary. Gergely holds an M.Sc. degree in economics.

Alex Drijver

Head of Strategic Development

Alex is a founder and former CEO of ThalesNano where he had a number of operating roles at the company between 2002 and 2007. Earlier he was Chief Financial Officer at ComGenex Inc. and Vice President of ABN AMRO Bank in London, and then Budapest. Before joining ABN AMRO, Mr. Drijver worked in different financial and investment related positions in London for 10 years.In April 2015 he was appointed as the CEO of ComInnex Inc., after 7 years as CEO of ChemAxon, a leader in providing chemical software development platforms for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Since February 2018 he continues to serve as a board member of ThalesNano and “Head of Strategic Development” whilst remaining CEO, of ThalesNano’s sister company, ComInnex Inc. He is the holder of the R&D 100’s Award and the Hungarian Venture Capital Association’s SME of the Year Award and served on the Board of the Pistoia Alliance (a cross industry alliance to bring down barriers to open innovation in pharmaceutical research IT) from 2010 to 2015.

Adrian Ruzsa

Head of Production

Adrian joined ThalesNano in February 2017. His primary role is the supervision and continuous development of the complex vertical operation of the manufacturing and connecting departments in line with the philosophy of ThalesNano. Furthermore, he is responsible for the company’s horizontal operation in strong cooperation with the management. Adrián holds degrees in Electrical Engineer in energetical faculty and Technical Management. He held COO and CEO positions at manufacturing and wholesale companies gaining 15 years of professional experience.

Peter Kormos

Head of Product Development

Peter Kormos was appointed as the Head of Product Development in 2017. Before holding this position, he was responsible for the software development for the entire product line. He joined ThalesNano in 2002 as a software architect. Prior to joining ThalesNano, Peter worked at Mindmaker Inc. and worked on speech synthesis and intelligent assistant development then at Compudrug Inc. where he developed chemical expert systems (Pallas). He also worked as software engineer in the oil industry and in health care industry. Peter studied chemical engineering at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics where he graduated with honors in 1981. He received his second degree in computer science in 1984.

Levente Juhász

Head of Quality Management

Levente joined ThalesNano in 2008 and since then he was responsible for variety of different development, quality and granting projects. He received his MSc in the field of mechanical engineering in 2009 and post gradual degree in engineer-economics in 2016. He was responsible for technology development, fulfilment of specification, and project communication in instrument development projects. He also participated in IT projects which aim were to support R&D and value-added processes (ERP and Workflow management projects).

As a head of quality management his goal is to maintain and increase quality processes within ThalesNano according to the ISO regulations.

Tamás Peidl

Head of Service Department

Tamás Peidl joined the ThalesNano service team in April of 2015, as Service Engineer. He was appointed to be the Head of Service department more than a year ago. He is still responsible for the services of the whole product range from ThalesNano and also for the Sales of our service products.

He holds B.Sc and M.Sc degrees as Mechatronic Engineer, he was graduating at Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, he is specialized in Integrated Engineering and Industrial Engineering. Previously he was working at the Audi GmBH in Győr as a Maintenance Engineer. During his Master Thesis, he started to work at GE Healthcare at the Mammography Development team as an electrical engineer in the field of robotics and testing.