Rock Tech appoints Esther Bahne as Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer
VANCOUVER, BC, October 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Rock Tech Lithium inc. (the “Company” or “Rock Tech”) (TSXV: RCK) (OTCQX: RCKTF) (FWB: RJIB) (WKN: A1XF0V) is pleased to announce that Esther Bahne joined the Company’s management team as Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer.
Esther Bahne brings over 16 years of experience in the automotive industry, previously working at BMW Group, where she held the positions of Global Head of Strategy and Innovation and Director of Marketing at MINI, being responsible for throughout the re-launch of the MINI brand, and at Audi AG, where she led the company’s social innovation practice and established its sustainability strategy.
“We are delighted to have Esther join our fast growing, high caliber team,” said Dirk Harbecke, President and CEO of Rock Tech. “Not only does she bring extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the automotive industry, but she is also an accomplished strategist and visionary with a track record of leading interdisciplinary and diverse teams with operations around the world. ”
Esther Bahne, director of strategy and marketing: “I am delighted to join Rock Tech in its mission to power the green energy revolution. Our future life is based on batteries – from cell phones to cars. But if we are to rely on battery power for transforming both our energy and mobility sectors and tackling climate change, we need to ensure that we produce them in a sustainable way. Rock Tech is a pioneer in this effort, and I will support them to become the first closed-loop lithium business in the world.
As director of strategy and marketing of the company, Esther Bahne drive Rock Tech’s sustainability program, help it grow its recycling business, and deliver on its promise as a clean tech company that cuts emissions to zero, one lithium battery at a time.
About Rock Tech Lithium inc.
Rock Tech Lithium is a clean technology company with operations in Canada and Germany which will supply the automotive industry with high quality lithium hydroxide “made in Germany“. From 2024, the company will put into service Europe first lithium converter with a production capacity of 24,000 tonnes per year. This is the equivalent of the volume needed to equip around 500,000 electric cars with lithium-ion batteries.
The cleantech company has set itself the goal of creating the world’s first closed loop for lithium, thereby bridging the raw materials gap on the path to clean mobility. Rock Tech owns the Georgia Lake lithium project in Ontario, Canada and, by 2030, around 50% of the raw materials used should come from battery recycling.
Rock Tech Lithium is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and Frankfurt scholarships. The company is led by Dirk Harbecke, Chairman and CEO, Stefan Krause, chief financial officer and Don Stevens, Chief Technology Officer and Esther Bahne as director of strategy and marketing.
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