Alzenau, April 5, 2022 – In Prof. Joachim Schindler, CMBlu Energy AG has gained a distinguished auditor with extensive experience gained on various supervisory boards, particularly at the present time at Rocket Internet SE as deputy chairman and at Salzgitter AG as chairman of the audit committee. He is able to draw on many years of expertise as a member of the executive board at KPMG AG and the global executive team of KPMG International as global head of audit. He has looked after both global and medium-sized clients as well as numerous start-ups. As an honorary professor, he has lectured for twelve years in the FACTS Department at Freie Universität Berlin.
Economist Ina Schlie strengthens the supervisory board at CMBlu with her experience as an expert in digitalization, M&A, and finance. Most recently, in her role as senior vice president of digital government, she helped to write SAP SE’s success story for over 20 years and is now on the supervisory boards of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG and q.beyond AG as the chairwoman of the companies’ respective audit committees. In addition, she sits on the administrative board at the Haufe Group SE. She is also a visiting lecturer at the LMU Munich. Together with high-caliber investors, she founded “encourageventures e.V.” with the aim of supporting diverse start-ups and encouraging more women to become company founders.
Markus Geigle, chairman of the supervisory board: “In Ms. Schlie and Professor Schindler, we are delighted to have gained two personalities who combine financial and management expertise in an outstanding manner. Particularly against the background of the current situation in the energy sector, both provide valuable input to continue driving the development of CMBlu Energy AG and its groundbreaking energy storage technology.”
CMBlu develops and manufactures organic solid-flow energy storage systems. These are large-scale battery systems made using sustainable raw materials and are suitable for a wide range of applications in the fields of energy generation, charging infrastructure, and industry as well as in the maritime sector. Currently employing around 130 people at its site in Alzenau near Frankfurt am Main, CMBlu is a pioneer and market leader in this key technology for the energy transition.