Metacon today announced that Toyomitsu Hirasawa has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Metacon KK. Mr. Hirasawa replaces Ken-ichi Neriukawa as independent Member.

“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Hirasawa to Metacon KK Board,” said CEO Chris Tornblom of Metacon AB. “On the basis of his background, Metacon Japan will benefit from the unique perspectives he brings to the table.“

Mr. Hirasawa has an extensive background working in the IT industry in senior positions of large Japanese corporations.

“Metacon has a unique technology to produce hydrogen out of gas. I look forward to bringing my experience from the technology sector to a model that will have a positive impact on the environment. 2019 is to be a considered breakthrough year for hydrogen industry and we are well positioned to take advance of this development,” said Mr. Toyomitsu Hirasawa.

Mr. Hirasawa brings in-depth experience from the Japanese IT sector and his extensive commitments to local communities as a mayor for 9 years in the Nagano area gives us a great possibility to further develop our unique proposition to the Japanese market.

For further information
, please contact CEO Christopher Tornblom, phone +44 7827 509544 or e-mail

This information is information that Metacon AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 13:10 CET on September 11, 2019.


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Metacon AB (publ) is an international energy technology company. It offers patented technology for cost efficient and environmentally friendly production of hydrogen, through a catalyst process, for the transportation, industrial, commercial- and residential real estate sector.

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