NeoGraf Solutions LLC, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance natural and synthetic graphite sheets and powders, announces the appointment of Drew Walker as President of the company.
Mr. Walker has an extensive history in materials operations management including most recently as President of China Jushi USA Corp., where he launched the world’s largest composite materials business from China to the USA, building a $400M glass fiber materials manufacturing plant.
Prior to that, Mr. Walker served as President and CEO of AGY (Advanced Glass Fiber Yarns) where he took a commodity glass fiber business and built a specialty materials business. His career also included Global Sales Director for South Africa Paper & Pulp (SAPPI), developing new products for a technical papers business all across Asia that enables 100% replication of natural materials with a unique technology that was US-based.
Mr. Walker’s responsibilities at NeoGraf include developing and executing the NeoGraf global business strategy by enabling rapid sales growth and operational excellence in key thermal management markets such as electronics, energy, fuel cell, and fire retardant building and construction materials. “It is a privilege to become the President of such a highly regarded global company,” said Walker. “I look forward to executing on growth opportunities over the coming years for NeoGraf, as well as for our partners and customers.”
Mr. Walker considers that his greatest challenge in his new position at NeoGraf will be “rapid growth in a post-COVID world.” However, he comments that “NeoGraf has the strategy, products and technical expertise to capitalize on the next generation of thermal management solutions across the globe.”