Dr. Lothar F. Freund, our Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for all technical aspects of our PTR technology including process development, product and application development. Dr. Freund has worked in the chemical industry for more than 30 years. He worked mainly in manufacturing and R&D functions as CTO or Director for companies like Hoechst AG, KoSa, Koch Industries, Kraton, Arlanxeo and Cariflex. He joined Prism from Cariflex (a former Kraton business) – the world leader in Synthetic Polyisoprene Latex. Dr. Freund gained deep knowledge in PET, TPEs, Synthetic Rubbers and related applications of those polymers. He holds a Ph.D. in polymer chemistry from the University of Marburg in Germany.