John C. Penn was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intek Plastics, Inc., a privately owned plastic extruder located in Hastings, Minnesota. He served as Chairman since 1988 and as CEO intermittently since 2003. Mr. Penn also served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Satellite Companies from 1998 to March 2003. From 1990 to 1997, Mr. Penn was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Centers for Diagnostic Imaging.
Previously, he served in a senior management capacity in various manufacturing companies. John brings to the Nanocopoeia board extensive experience in governing companies in a variety of industries ranging from medical services and equipment to plastics and metal manufacturing. He also served as a C-suite officer for more than 30 years in these same industries. His experience on more than 25 boards of public and private companies also includes extensive experience in the non-profit sector for senior citizens.