Helio appoints Dr Valérie Berryman-Bousquet as VP Engineering

As a significant next step in the expansion of its product design capability, Helio Display Materials has appointed Dr Valérie Berryman-Bousquet as VP Engineering.

Valerie has over 20 years’ experience in the research and development of light emitting devices for Sharp Corporation - a global leader in liquid crystal displays and consumer electronics.  At Sharp Laboratories of Europe she led multidisciplinary R&D teams delivering new LED and laser device technologies for applications in lighting and displays. As senior R&D manager, Valerie worked extensively with Sharp’s Gallium Nitride LED production team on LED device modelling, fabrication and characterization. Most recently, Valerie and her team developed new quantum dot LEDs for emissive displays using solution processing.

Valérie Berryman-Bousquet (VP Engineering) said: “Helio is on course to deliver disruptive new materials to the display industry.  I am delighted to come on board at this exciting time to get stuck in and help the team succeed in the next stage of development and commercialization”

Simon Jones (CEO) said: “To succeed in the display industry, you need to know what it takes to develop and qualify a solution for large scale manufacturing. Valérie has a very deep understanding and appreciation for this following her impressive career at Sharp. I am looking forward to working with Valérie to bring her extensive industry experience to the Helio team.”