Altair Appoints Duyvesteyn and Thiers to Board

April 03, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Reno, NV) announced that it has expanded its technical advisory board to include Willem Duyvesteyn and Eugene Thiers, who together bring a significant body of knowledge and experience to the advisory board, particularly as it pertains to the $9 billion titanium-dioxide pigment industry.

Duyvesteyn, with an extensive career within the mining industry and related disciplines, has held the position of Vice President and General Manager Minerals Technology for BHP during the development of a unique pigment technology that was ultimately acquired by Altair Nanotechnologies. Thiers, Senior Director Technology Commercialization of SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute), has more than 26 years of experience in consulting and management, focusing on business and regulatory analyses.