Saint-Gobain has appointed a former investment director of performance materials at M Ventures, Sven Harmsen, as director of external ventures for its Nova subsidiary.

Sven Harmsen left his position as investment director at M Ventures, the corporate venturing vehicle for Germany-based pharmaceutical firm Merck Group formerly known as Merck Ventures, last month. Harmsen joined Merck in 2016 to help set up and lead M Ventures. He oversaw the unit’s performance materials portfolio, including metallisation technology provider Aveni, reflective display…

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