Owners representing 44 percent of the share capital in Eurobattery Minerals AB (NGM; “BAT”), a growth company in the mineral exploration industry with a corporate vision to help Europe become self-sufficient in ethical battery minerals, propose the re-election of Roberto García Martínez and Jan-Olof Arnbom to the board of directors of the company. Further to this, Henrik Johannesson has been proposed as new board member and chairman of the board replacing current chairman Monia Benbouzid who is not available for re-election.
Roberto García Martínez is the CEO of Eurobattery Minerals and has acted as a board member of the company since 2019. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the mining industry at the international level. During his career, he has worked on both the theoretical and practical sides of the exploration and mining industry. He has been President and CEO of major mining groups in Africa (2006–2018). Roberto has worked with company strategies, marketing, mining M&M and exploration management. Roberto is a Doctor of Law and has a bachelor’s degree in economics and industrial psychology.
Jan-Olof Arnbom is a board member of Eurobattery Minerals since 2018. Among other things, Jan Olof was head of unit for the Geological Survey of Sweden during 2007–2017. Jan Olof has also worked as a geo consultant with various assignments for several consulting firms including Bjerkings ingenjörsbyrå, SGAB and IVL Svenska Miljöinstitutet. He has a Master’s licentiate in geology from Uppsala University.
Henrik Johannesson is nominated as new board member and chairman of the board at Eurobattery Minerals. Henrik holds more than 20 years of international executive leadership experience, including a number of key positions as member of the senior management group of Oriflame Cosmetics. Henrik has led executives and organizations >600FTE (sales, marketing, finance, IT, operations, HR) with full P&L responsibility across most continents with focus on growth and new market entries. At current Henrik is an active investor with engagement in businesses varying from anti-doping (sports), tech & digital platforms, telecom, gyms and health supplements. Prior to venturing into general management Henrik was a lawyer at Vinge law firm with focus on M&A. Henrik holds an LLM Master of Laws from Lund University, has studied business at Stockholm School of Economics and has completed Executive Education at Harvard Business School.
The election of board members will take place on the Annual General Meeting of Eurobattery Minerals on the 17th of June at 10.00 a.m. 2020 at the law firm Bird & Bird, Norrlandsgatan 15 in Stockholm.
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Eurobattery Minerals in brief
Eurobattery Minerals is a mining and prospecting company focused on battery minerals such as nickel, cobalt, copper and rare earth elements. Business activities and operations are conducted exclusively in Europe with a focus on Spain, Finland and northern Sweden. The company has two mining licenses and eight exploration licenses. The headquarters is located in Stockholm.
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