Aqdot, the Cambridge, UK-based supramolecular chemistry company, has strengthened its commercial team with the appointment of an international business development professional.
Rodrigo Kopruszinski has taken on the newly created role of business development leader in the air quality sector. He will be focusing on new and existing products in professional cleaning, industrial, pet care and car cleaning both with Aqdot’s own AqFreshTM ingredients and opportunities for white label products for Europe.
In a career move to England, Rodrigo joins Aqdot from Novozymes, a world leader in biological solutions where he was account manager in the textile and leather sectors, with previous experience on the household care segment.
Rodrigo graduated from Universidade Federal do Parana in Brazil with a BE, Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical Engineering. He also studied an MBA at ESIC Business and Marketing School.
Rodrigo Kopruszinski said: “Aqdot has an amazing and very talented team of scientists who are continually discovering exciting new applications for the breakthrough new odour eliminator technology across a wide range of industries.
“The business has developed the ground-breaking new odour capture and emulsification technology with significant potential to unlock a wide range of game-changing innovation opportunities for manufacturers.
“Everyone in the very strong commercial team is focussed on delivering results and I am very excited to be joining at a time when the company is starting a period of significant growth.
“I am enjoying living and working in England, looking forward to the challenges ahead but not appreciating the weather so much!”
Tim Wright, chief executive of Aqdot, said: “Rodrigo is a welcome addition to the Aqdot commercial team.
“Aqdot is dedicated to commercialising the chemistry it has developed, and his international experience will further our capabilities to achieve this.
“Ambitious plans to work with customers in a wide range of sectors, from personal care and professional cleaning to agriculture are core to our business and Rodrigo’s expertise will prove invaluable.”
AqFresh™ is a revolutionary new fragrance-free odour capture technology using Cucurbiturils.