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Change of Leadership at The Quartz Corp: Thomas Guillaume Appointed CEO

Friday July 27, 2018

The Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Guillaume (40) as the new CEO of The Quartz Corp SA. Thomas Guillaume will take over the CEO position on 1 September 2018 and will be working out from TQCs office in Oslo/Lysaker.  John Walker steps down with effect from 27 July and Chairman of the board Kyrre Olaf Johansen will act as intermediate CEO until Thomas Guillaume takes his position.

Thomas has international management experience involving various business models and complex projects. He holds a master degree from École Polytechnique (2001) before graduating (MS) as a mechanical engineer from Stanford University (2003).

Together with the Board of Directors, the Management Team and the company’s employees, the new CEO will continue to develop TQCs strategy to add value for its customers, shareholders and employees.

John started as COO in TQC in 2011 and took over as CEO in 2012. John has developed TQC to the point of being a credible international player in the high purity quartz market and the Board of directors would like to thank him for his strong involvement and instrumental contribution to the current success of the company.

We wish both Thomas and John every success in their future endeavours.

On behalf of the Board of directors at TQC
Kyrre Olaf Johansen
Chairman of the Board
27.7.2018