The Board of DTE (, a leader in metals intelligence, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tomas Sigurdsson to DTE’s Board of Directors.

Tomas Sigurdsson joins as a Board Director of DTE from 14 April 2021, after having served as an advisor to the Company for the past year. He currently serves as the CEO of HS Orka, Iceland’s leading private renewable energy company. He was formerly Chief Operating Officer and President of Alcoa, responsible for the daily operations of global assets of the Company’s Bauxite, Alumina and Aluminium segments and a member of the Alcoa Executive Team, setting strategic direction for the Company. He co-ordinated the activities of nearly 50 locations across Europe and was accountable for Alcoa’s smelters and refinery in Iceland, Italy, Norway and Spain. Prior to this he was Managing Director of Alcoa Iceland.

Tomas was the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in Iceland, has served on the board of Federation of Industries and was also a member of the Executive Committees of the European Aluminium Association, Eurometaux, and the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union.

A graduate of the University of Iceland, Tomas has a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering and a master’s degree in planning from Cornell University,

Richard MacKellar, Managing Partner at Chrysalix Ventures and Chairman of the Board of DTE, commented, “I’m delighted to welcome Tomas to the Board — he brings a wealth of operating industry experience to the Company.”

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About DTE

DTE, Unlocking the Future of Metals™, is the leading innovator in real-time intelligence from liquid metals, serving customers across the metals production and manufacturing value chain through maximizing value, sustainability, safety, and efficiency for all stakeholders.

Our purpose is advancing human progress with greener, safer, more efficient, and more valuable metals, contributing to the 1.5-degree challenge while driving its digital transformation towards Industry 4.0 with the next generation of IIoT analysis technology. DTE provides tangible financial and environmental business outcomes from the plant floor to the business levels through valuable intelligence and predictive insights from liquid metals.

IREAS, DTE’s unique, connected, real-time intelligence from liquid metals solution seamless integrated IT and OT, combining chemical composition analysis from molten metals based on Liquid-Phase Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LP-LIBS™) with an artificial intelligence-based analytics platform and digital metals intelligence services.

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