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Rock Tech Lithium has appointed Kerstin Wedemann as Chief Legal & Operations Officer

Ratingen, Germany – Feb 22, 2024

Rock Tech Lithium is pleased to announce the appointment of Kerstin Wedemann as Chief Legal & Operations Officer. Kerstin has served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Rock Tech for nearly two years. In her new role, Kerstin will continue to leverage her legal expertise while also overseeing and scaling the company’s projects in Europe and Canada.

Kerstin gained her expertise in large international corporations, such as the Japanese Mitsubishi/Hitachi Power, the US-based Harsco Corp., and Danaher Corp. She has held senior international positions and has a strong background in the energy and plant engineering sector.

At Rock Tech, she will continue to leverage her legal expertise while also playing a pivotal role in shaping strategic initiatives and driving legal and operational excellence. She will assume responsibilities for the Company’s operational functions, which were previously held by Mr. Klaus Schmitz, who assumed the COO position on an interim basis in November 2022 in addition to his role as director of the Board. Mr. Schmitz will now fully concentrate on his duties as a member of the Board of Directors. „We are delighted to appoint Kerstin to the position of Chief Legal & Operations Officer,“ said Dirk Harbecke, Chairman and CEO of Rock Tech Lithium. „Her deep understanding of our business and commitment to excellence make her the ideal candidate to lead our legal and operational efforts. Her vision and proven leadership will be instrumental as we continue to grow and adapt in a rapidly evolving marketplace”.