In the notice to the Extraordinary General Meeting of Eurobattery Minerals AB (Nordic Growth Market: BAT and Börse Stuttgart: EBM; in short: “Eurobattery” or the “Company”) on 27 December 2023, which was published on 24 November 2023, it was announced that the Company’s shareholder Johan Jonsson (the “Shareholder”) proposes that the number of Board members, for the period until the end of the next Annual General Meeting, shall be four, without any deputy Board members, and that the Shareholder proposes election of a fourth Board member. Today, the Shareholder has notified his proposal to appoint Eckhard Cordes as new Board member in Eurobattery.
Eckhard Cordes, born in 1950, is a highly regarded business leader in Europe with extensive experience in the automotive industry. He holds a doctoral degree in business from the University of Hamburg. His previous positions include various executive roles such as CEO of the Mercedes Car Group and Member of the executive board of Daimler, and Board member of SKF, Rheinmetall, and Volvo AB. Currently, he serves as Partner at Cevian Capital and EMERAM Capital Partners, as well as the Chairman of the Board at Bilfinger SE.
At present, Eckhard Cordes holds 460,000 shares in the Company. According to the Board of Directors’ assessment, Eckhard Cordes is considered independent in relation to the Company, its management, and the Company’s major shareholders.