Amsterdam, 27 February 2019 — AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. (“AMG”, EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: “AMG”) is pleased to announce that Dr. Stefan Scherer has joined AMG as the Chief Commercial Officer (“CCO”) of AMG Mineração BV. Dr. Scherer has over 20 years of experience in the specialty, fine chemical and lithium industries in various operational and management positions.
The Management Board of AMG Mineração BV will be comprised of Fabiano Costa as CEO, who will continue his current role as the CEO of our Brazilian operations, Dr. Scherer as CCO, and Michael Connor as CFO, who will continue his current role as AMG’s Corporate Controller.
As CCO of AMG Mineração, Dr. Scherer will also oversee our newly established laboratory in Höchst, Germany. Dr. Scherer will be supported by Dr. Martin Janssen, Dr. Vera Nickel, and Dr. Hannes Vitze, all three of whom have vast experience in research and development of lithium-based materials. This research team and laboratory will support our lithium operations in Brazil as well as our downstream lithium chemical strategy.
AMG is a global critical materials company at the forefront of CO2 reduction trends. AMG produces highly engineered specialty metals and mineral products and provides related vacuum furnace systems and services to the transportation, infrastructure, energy, and specialty metals & chemicals end markets.
Critical Materials produces aluminum master alloys and powders, ferrovanadium, natural graphite, chromium metal, antimony, lithium, tantalum, niobium and silicon metal. AMG Technologies produces titanium aluminides and titanium alloys for the aerospace market; designs, engineers, and produces advanced vacuum furnace systems; and operates vacuum heat treatment facilities, primarily for the transportation and energy industries.
With approximately 3,300 employees, AMG operates globally with production facilities in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, the Czech Republic, the United States, China, Mexico, Brazil, India, Sri Lanka and Mozambique, and has sales and customer service offices in Russia and Japan (www.amg-nv.com).
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