Zug/Switzerland - 1 January 2021 (pta003/01.01.2021/11:00) - The Swiss based clean tech company, iQ International AG (ISIN CH0451424300 / WKN A2PAA5 / Symbol IQL), is pleased to announce that Mr. Reinhardt Peper has joined the iQ International AG Advisory Board.
Mr. Peper retired November 1, 2020 as President of the Board & CEO of Robert Bosch Battery Systems LLC, in Metro Detroit, Michigan, USA which he led since 2013. Bosch Battery Systems is part of the automotive electric powertrain and lithium-ion battery activities of the Bosch Group worldwide. He was responsible for overseeing all company operations, with regional responsibility for the Bosch battery business in North America. He was a member of the global Bosch electric powertrain leadership team.
Reinhardt joined Bosch in 1984 after earning a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Hamburg, Germany and has continually accepted advancing positions within Bosch.
"Reinhardt's experiences in international business, new technology and in particular as a member of the global Bosch electric powertrain leadership team, is an incredible addition of complementary skill to the diverse experience of the current Advisory Board members. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with him" states Kevin T. Loman, CEO of iQ International AG.
Reinhardt joins an Advisory Board made up of a distinguished group of industry professionals in Allen Martin and Michael Tapp. Recently, and per the public announcements, previous members Dennis Brown and Ray Brown transitioned from the Advisory Board to full time senior executives in the Company.
"iQ International AG strategy to provide the best power storage technology and economic solutions to multiple applications in varying industries in the ever-changing global market and supply chain, whilst reducing the general environmental footprint of both the manufacturing and recycling process, requires a diversified management and advisory team approach. Reinhardt is an excellent addition to the iQ global team" states Rose Carmichael, Chief Business Development and Strategy Officer of iQ International AG.
"The vast and varied Intellectual Property pipeline of iQ International presents compelling change for the traditional lead acid battery industry. The vision and strategy to leverage the existing supply chain, commercialize recycling technologies, and develop new technologies for application specific and commercial economic constraints induced me to join the iQ Advisory Board" stated Reinhardt.
iQ International AG
iQ International AG is a multinational sustainable technologies company listed at the General Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The Company licenses parts of its IP portfolio, and manufactures/distributes highly efficient lead-acid batteries that meet the increased need for cycle life in today's global automotive and storage markets. Its Advanced Battery Factory (ABF) technologies together with the award-winning innovative 360 Mixing battery technology is used to create superior, long-lasting, OEM-approved Starting-Lighting-Ignition (SLI) batteries in a cheaper, faster, and cleaner fashion versus current industry leaders. Batteries with iQ International AG technologies are designed to generate better performance in today's highly electrified vehicles, particularly vehicles with the Start-Stop function. The Company's technologies have the potential to reduce the carbon footprint of the transportation industry, helping car makers meet the emissions reduction mandates, as well as manufacture and recycle a battery at a significantly emissions reduced level than the current industry leaders. - For more information, visit www.iqint.com