[For immediate release]
STANDISH, Maine — October 3, 2023— CellBlock FCS, the market leader in safe storage and shipping of lithium ion batteries, announced today the appointment of Thomas Bjarnemark as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately.
A proven leader with a track record of steady growth and leadership, Mr. Bjarnemark brings a wealth of critical business insight to support CellBlock’s expansion plans.
Mr. Bjarnermark most recently served as President and CEO of Battery Solutions, North America’s leading battery collection and independent services provider, and brings over thirty years of experience in the telecommunications, energy and battery industries. His contributions to clean tech investment in emerging markets, and background in engineering and management in Sweden make him the perfect fit for CellBlock’s worldwide trajectory.
“During the last 10 years I have been intimately involved in the Battery industry and the incredible development of lithium ion batteries,” Bjarnemark said, “In my previous role, I have known CellBlock, as the undisputed market leader, to be synonymous with lithium ion battery safety and fire prevention. I am looking forward to be working with the CellBlock team to continue to build on this success.”
Thomas’s appointment comes at a time when demand for CellBlock’s patented technologies is growing rapidly. His vision for the future of CellBlock, his dedication to safety and sustainability, and his contributions to the future of worldwide battery safety will be an important addition to the expanding team.
“We are thrilled to welcome Thomas as our new CEO,” said Matthew Vandemark, Founder and COO of CellBlock FCS. “His exceptional leadership and proven approach to management will provide guidance as we rapidly expand to meet the electrification needs of our lives. We look forward to his ability to hone innovation, expand our market position, and lead CellBlock through the next transformative stage in our growth.”
The worldwide CellBlock team welcomes Thomas to their growing mission to create intelligently engineered battery containment and suppression products that save lives.
CellBlock FCS provides modern solutions for a lithium-ion powered world. Stored energy is increasingly present in our lives. CellBlock strives to match the speed of emerging technology with engineered products that address safety concerns at every level — from development to deployment. The CellBlock brand is trusted worldwide by airline crews, mining companies, battery recyclers, technology labs, hospital staff, transportation professionals, and more.