Ms. Chen was appointed to serve as President & CEO and Director effective as of September 12, 2022.
Ms. Chen brings more than 20 years of management experience and a demonstrated track record of success across a variety of global industrial companies, with an emphasis on water treatment, chemicals, and clean energy technologies. After heading global R&D for Topsoe A/S, a world leader in catalysts and energy-efficient clean technologies, Ms. Chen was most recently Senior Vice President, Global Commercials (clean fuels and chemicals technology) for Topsoe A/S. Prior to Topsoe, Ms. Chen was the Innovation Platform Director for Grundfos A/S, the leading global company in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of water and liquid pumps, where she was responsible for establishing Grundfos' water treatment division.
Ms. Chen has also held management positions with Novozymes A/S, FOSS Analytical China, Lattec I/S, Coloplast A/S, and the National Environmental Research Institute of Denmark. She is currently a member of the Board at Liquid Wind AB and Jiangsu JiTRI-Topsoe Clean Energy Research and Development Co. Ltd., China, and she was previously a Member of the Board for Brunata International A/S and Enaqua.