Amsterdam, 4 May 2023 (Regulated Information) — AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. (“AMG”, EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: “AMG”) is pleased to announce that during its Annual General Meeting held on May 4, 2023, shareholders approved all agenda items presented, including the reappointment of Dr. Heinz Schimmelbusch as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board for an additional term of two years, with effect from May 4, 2023.
During the meeting, Professor Steve Hanke and Mr. Herb Depp were reappointed as independent members of the Supervisory Board for terms of two years each, beginning May 4, 2023.
Ms. Dagmar Bottenbruch has decided to step down from AMG’s Supervisory Board in view of other pressing priorities in her career, having served on AMG’s Supervisory Board since 2019. Given the vacancy created by the departure of Ms. Bottenbruch, Dr. Anne Roby was appointed as an independent member of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years beginning May 4, 2023.
Approval was also granted for the Company’s articles of association to be amended to accommodate the name change of the Company to “AMG Critical Materials N.V.“ The reason for the change from AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. is explained in the Letter to Shareholders of the 2022 Annual Report.
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AMG’s mission is to provide critical materials and related process technologies to advance a less carbon-intensive world. To this end, AMG is focused on the production and development of energy storage materials such as lithium, vanadium, and tantalum. In addition, AMG’s products include highly engineered systems to reduce CO2 in aerospace engines, as well as critical materials addressing CO2 reduction in a variety of other end use markets.
AMG Clean Energy Materials segment combines AMG’s recycling and mining operations, producing materials for infrastructure and energy storage solutions while reducing the CO2 footprint of both suppliers and customers. AMG Clean Energy Materials segment spans the vanadium, lithium, and tantalum value chains. AMG Critical Materials Technologies segment combines AMG’s leading vacuum furnace technology line with high-purity materials serving global leaders in the aerospace sector. AMG Critical Minerals segment consists of AMG’s mineral processing operations in antimony, graphite, and silicon metal.
With approximately 3,600 employees, AMG operates globally with production facilities in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, the United States, China, Mexico, Brazil, India, Sri Lanka, and Mozambique, and has sales and customer service offices in Japan (www.amg-nv.com).
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