Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Zinnwald Lithium PLC
25 April 2023

Zinnwald Lithium plc / EPIC: ZNWD.L / Market: AIM / Sector: Mining

25 April 2023

Zinnwald Lithium plc

("Zinnwald Lithium" or the "Company")


Appointment of Non-Executive Director


Zinnwald Lithium plc, the German focused lithium development company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stefan Scherer as a Non-Executive Director in accordance with the terms of the Relationship Agreement with AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG") announced on 22 March 2023.


As Chief Executive Officer of AMG Lithium GmbH and Chief Commercial Officer of AMG Lithium BV, Dr. Scherer is responsible for AMG's downstream Lithium business as well as the overall strategy development for its entire Lithium operations.  After his studies in chemistry at the Technische Hochschule Darnstadt, Dr. Scherer completed his PhD in Organic Chemistry at the Goethe University in Frankfurt in 1995.  He has more than 20 years' experience in the speciality and fine chemical industries in various R&D, operational and management positions, including periods with Albermarle and Rockwood Lithium/Chemetall, prior to joining AMG in 2019. Dr. Scherer is a German citizen.


Zinnwald Lithium CEO, Anton du Plessis, said: "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Stefan Scherer to the Board.  He brings significant lithium industry experience that will be extremely relevant to our advanced integrated lithium hydroxide project located in Saxony and a wealth of contacts within the German business community, which will be invaluable as we move forward."


Disclosures under Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules

Dr. Scherer, aged 55, holds or has held the following directorships and/or partnerships in the previous five years.


Present Directorships / Partnerships

Past Directorships / Partnerships

AMG Lithium GmbH (Germany)

AMG Lithium B.V. (Netherlands)

Albermarle Germany GmbH


Dr. Scherer does not directly hold any shares nor options over ordinary shares in the Company.  He is the appointed representative of AMG, which owns 25.1% of the Company.


There is no further information which is required to be disclosed under Schedule Two, paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of Dr. Scherer.




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Anton du Plessis

Cherif Rifaat

Zinnwald Lithium plc

David Hart

Dan Dearden-Williams

Allenby Capital

(Nominated Adviser)

+44 (0) 20 3328 5656

Michael Seabrook

Adam Pollock

Oberon Capital Ltd

(Joint Broker)

+44 (0) 20 3179 5300

Richard Greenfield

Charles Bendon

Tamesis Partner LLP

(Joint Broker)

+44 (0) 20 3882 2868

Isabel de Salis

Paul Dulieu

St Brides Partners

(Financial PR)




AIM quoted Zinnwald Lithium plc (EPIC: ZNWD.L) is focussed on becoming an important supplier of lithium hydroxide to Europe's fast-growing battery sector. The Company owns 100% of the Zinnwald Lithium Project in Germany, which has an approved mining licence, is located in the heart of Europe's chemical and automotive industries and has the potential to be one of Europe's more advanced battery grade lithium projects.

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