John Hammond

John Hammond

John Hammond

AirGreen Inc, Chief Executive Officer

Professional Summary

John joined AirGreen, Inc. in September 2018 as its CEO. Located in New Castle, DE, AirGreen manufactures an innovative and patented air conditioning and dehumidification system designed to provide superior comfort while also saving significant energy costs, up to 60% as compared to traditional mechanical cooling systems. AirGreen uses a closed-loop liquid desiccant loop to strip the moisture from the air (humidity) while also cooling the air and cleaning it of various pathogens, including molds and viruses (including COVID-19). AirGreen has been awarded patents for its technology in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, India, Korea, Japan, and China. AirGreen is Delaware’s newest CleanTech enterprise.

John has held a variety of strategic business leadership positions prior to joining AirGreen and has successfully led three prior start-ups. Prior to joining AirGreen, John was working as a consultant for various defense, aerospace, and chemical industry clients. Before that, he was Vice President & General Manager for Tencate Advanced Armor USA Inc (TCAA), located in Hebron Ohio, and was responsible for the Company’s North American advanced composite armor business and operations. John joined TCAA in October 2015 and became the VP/GM in February 2016.

From 2003 to 2015, John was Vice President – Business Development & CFO of Hardwire LLC, a supplier of advanced composite armor solutions for various military, infrastructure, and commercial applications. John was responsible for business development, sales and marketing, finance, and government and commercial agreements. During his tenure, Hardwire grew from a start-up to one of the largest supplier of composite armor solutions in the world.

Before that, John was Vice President for e-Product Management for ChemConnect, an on-line provider of e-commerce solutions for clients in the Chemical, Life Sciences, and Energy industries. Earlier, John spent 13 years at DuPont in various assignments, including Vice-President, Marketing & Operations, Noranda DuPont LLC; Chadds Ford, PA., Business Development Manager, DuPont Specialty Chemicals, Wilmington, DE., and a variety of other business, operations, and engineering positions at DuPont.