The Coretec Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CRTG), developers of engineered silicon and 3D volumetric displays, today named Katie Merx its Vice President of Communications.
Merx will have overall responsibility for The Coretec Group’s global communications, including brand messaging, corporate and financial communications, executive support, and media relations.
“We’re excited to add Katie’s industry experience and creativity to The Coretec Group team as we accelerate our development of engineered silicon to improve the performance of products ranging from electric-vehicle batteries to LED lighting,” CEO Matthew Kappers said. “Katie will be an important player in communicating our progress in silicon-anode battery technology.”
Merx has more than 20 years of experience as a Pulitzer Prize-awarded journalist and executive adviser. She has crafted and executed communications strategies for Fortune 50 companies and startups in the automotive, advanced technology, and energy industries, including for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Marathon Petroleum Corp. and Owens Corning. Merx is a graduate of Northwestern University and owner of Merx Communications LLC.
“The advancements The Coretec Group is making in battery science could significantly improve the performance of the lithium-ion batteries society is counting on to power everything from our phones to our transportation,” Merx said. “I jumped at the chance to amplify the work The Coretec Group is doing.”