Three professionals with extensive business and corporate management experience have been appointed
Sandra Vogt-Sasse has been appointed Chair of the Supervisory Board. Thomas Wiedermann becomes Vice-Chair
MUNICH, Germany, 11 September 2023 – Solar technology company Sono Group N.V. (the "Company"), the parent company of Sono Motors GmbH ("Sono Motors"), today presented three new members of its Supervisory Board. The new Supervisory Board members have been appointed on an interim basis until their formal election at the Company's next annual general meeting. The four-member Supervisory Board consists of financial experts and an employee representative and is chaired by Sandra Vogt-Sasse, who is supported by Thomas Wiedermann as Vice-Chair. Martin Sabbione also joins the Supervisory Board as an additional new member. Johannes Trischler, an employee representative, has been a member of the Company's Supervisory Board since November 2021.
"Despite the current challenges, we are working tirelessly on our mission to equip every vehicle with solar. Our Supervisory Board, composed of experts in their respective fields, will support us with the extensive know-how of its members," said Jona Christians, CEO and co-founder of Sono Motors. "We have appointed experienced professionals with expertise in business and corporate management to the Supervisory Board."
The members of the Supervisory Board of Sono Group N.V. are:
- Sandra Vogt-Sasse: self-employed tax consultant and auditor; Managing Director of SAVOSA GmbH Steuerberatungsgesellschaft; board member of a company closely linked to the capital market through its products and services
- Martin Sabbione: Senior Head of Controlling of Volkswagen Group Charging GmbH; formerly CFO of Sono Motors GmbH and Head of Investment at WiWin GmbH & Co, KG
- Thomas Wiedermann: CRO and CEO Production, Engineering, R&D, Processes at Rudolf Dankwardt GmbH; independent interim manager; board member/managing director of multiple international, medium-sized companies
- Johannes Trischler: General Counsel of Sono Motors GmbH, employee representative
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Sono Group N.V. (NASDAQ: SEV) is on a pioneering mission to accelerate the revolution of mobility by making every vehicle solar. Sono Motors’ disruptive solar technology has been engineered to be seamlessly integrated into a variety of vehicle architectures — including third-party OEM cars, buses, refrigerated vehicles, and recreational vehicles — to extend range and reduce fuel costs as well as the impact of CO2 emissions, paving the way for climate-friendly mobility.