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Claudia Frese and Christian Miele elected as new AUTO1 Group Supervisory Board members and Hakan Koç appointed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board


EQS-News: Claudia Frese and Christian Miele elected as new AUTO1 Group Supervisory Board members and Hakan Koç appointed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board

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Claudia Frese and Christian Miele elected as new AUTO1 Group Supervisory Board members and Hakan Koç appointed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board
07.06.2024 / 07:30 CET/CEST
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Claudia Frese and Christian Miele elected as new AUTO1 Group Supervisory Board members and Hakan Koç appointed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board

 

  • Claudia Frese (52) and Christian Miele (37) are new members of the AUTO1 Group Supervisory Board
  • Hakan Koç (40) and Sylvie Mutschler-von Specht (60) re-elected during 2024 AGM
  • AUTO1 Group Supervisory Board appoints Hakan Koç as new Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • Lars Santelmann (61) appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee

 

Berlin, June 7, 2024AUTO1 Group SE, Europe's leading digital automotive platform for buying and selling used cars, today announced newly elected and re-elected members of its Supervisory Board during the 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 6 June, as well as a new Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

 

New Supervisory Board Members

 

Claudia Frese and Christian Miele are further strengthening the Group’s ecommerce, financial and marketing expertise. As part of their Supervisory Board roles at AUTO1 Group, Frese joins the Group’s ESG and Marketing and Branding committee and Miele joins the Audit committee.

Hakan Koç, Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Co-founder of AUTO1 Group: “We are very pleased that with Claudia and Christian we were able to win such renowned experts in their fields to our Supervisory Board. We are excited to welcome them and I look forward to their contributions.”

Claudia Frese has over 20 years of international management experience in technology and e-commerce companies, having held key leadership roles at eBay, Adviqo and MyHammer before becoming the Chairwoman of the Management Board at STRATO AG and a member of the Management Board at IONOS SE and IONOS Holding SE.

Claudia Frese: “I am happy to be joining AUTO1 Group’s Supervisory Board. There’s great potential for the Group’s brands and I am looking forward to advising the leadership team.”

Christian Miele has a distinguished background in ecommerce, finance and entrepreneurship. Before joining Headline Management as General Partner Europe in 2015, he held several leadership positions at Kreditech, Todaytickets and Rocket Internet. Miele was the Chairman of the Board of the German Startup Association for several years.

Christian Miele: “I am looking forward to working with the AUTO1 Group team and being part of AUTO1 Group’s journey of shaping the used car market of the future.”

The board continues to include Lars Santelmann, now Chairman of the Audit Committee, and Martine Gorce Momboisse (61), Chairwoman of the Marketing and Branding Committee.

New Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Sylvie Mutschler-von Specht and Hakan Koç were re-elected as members of the Supervisory Board. Dr. Gerhard Cromme and Gerd Häusler left the AUTO1 Group Supervisory Board at the end of their terms after the 2024 AGM. After his re-election to the board, Koç was appointed as new Chairman by the Supervisory Board.

Christian Bertermann, CEO and Co-founder of AUTO1 Group: “On behalf of the entire leadership team I want to thank Gerhard Cromme for his commitment and dedication over the last years. It was a privilege working with him and he made significant contributions to our success. I wish him all the best.”

Markus Boser, CFO of AUTO1 Group: "We thank Gerd Häusler for the many years of great collaboration. His considerable expertise contributed significantly to our control environment and creating a best in class independent audit committee.  We wish him all the best for the future.”

Gerhard Cromme: "I am happy to hand over the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board to Hakan. As a co-founder of AUTO1, Hakan profoundly understands the used car business from all angles. He will accompany AUTO1 Group with great expertise on its growth and profitability path. In his role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, he will make a key contribution for shareholders, customers and partner dealers."

Hakan Koç: “I am grateful to the AUTO1 Group shareholders and the Supervisory Board for this opportunity. I’m looking forward to continuing to help AUTO1 Group transform the used car market with their digital platform. I want to thank Gerhard Cromme for our collaboration on the Supervisory Board over the last years. Gerhard is the most renowned corporate governance and supervisory board expert in the industry and I am honored that I had the chance to learn from him.”

The AUTO1 Group Supervisory Board has six members in total, the current list is available on the AUTO1 Group website.


 

About AUTO1 Group

Founded in 2012, AUTO1 Group is a multi-brand technology company that is building the best way to buy and sell cars. Its local European consumer brands like wirkaufendeinauto.de offer consumers the fastest and easiest way to sell their car. Its merchant brand, AUTO1.com, is Europe's largest wholesale platform for car trading professionals. With its retail brand Autohero, AUTO1 Group is using its technology, scale and operational excellence to develop the best consumer experience to buy a used car. AUTO1 Group is operating in over 30 countries and generated a revenue of EUR 5.5 billion in 2023. Following its successful IPO in February 2021, the group's shares are trading on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the trading symbol AG1 and the ISIN DE000A2LQ884.

 

For more information please visit www.auto1-group.com

 

Investor Relations contact

Philip Reicherstorfer

Group Treasurer

Phone: +49 (0)30 - 2016 38 213

Email: ir@auto1-group.com

 

Media Relations contact

Christine Preyer

Director Communications & PR

Phone: +49 (0)175 64 59 192

Email: press@auto1-group.com

 

 



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