New Technical Director appointed for Polygiene

Publish date: 3 Nov 2016

Malmö, Sweden — World leading odor control ingredient brand Polygiene AB announces the appointment of Paul Middleton as a Technical Director with focus on textile applications.

In his new role, Paul will be responsible for working closely with the company’s brand partners to ensure proper application of Polygiene Odor Control Technology to partner fabrics and thereby increase the consumers’ perceived value of partner garments and gear.

In welcoming Paul to his role, Polygiene CEO Christian von Uthmann says, “Paul’s track record speaks for itself. He brings with him more than 30 years of textile industry experience to our company as we expand to meet increasing global demand for effective odor control technology by strengthening our international organization. Our partners, prospects and the industries that Polygiene serves around the world stand to benefit greatly from the technical services provided by Polygiene under Paul’s guidance.”

Prior to joining Polygiene, Paul worked as development manager for Courtaulds, the UK’s largest hosiery manufacturer and retailer. For more than a decade, he was involved in developing new yarns, garment structures, processing routing, special well-being effects on products – such as antibacterial odor control – and new finishing techniques. Before that, Paul worked as a dye house manager and technical manager in the textile finishing industry. 

“I am delighted to join the team at Polygiene,” says Paul. “Over the past three decades, I have been responsible for overseeing both the quality and efficiency of extensive technical programs and for liaising with stakeholders to get the job done right. I look forward to bringing my skills and experience to Polygiene and to advancing the brand through best practices.”

This information is information that Polygiene AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, at 07.50 CET on November 3, 2016.

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