TORONTO, April 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EV Technology Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “EV Technology Group”) (NEO: EVTG) announces today the appointment of Wijnand Donkers as an independent board member of the company. Mr. Donkers’ appointment aligns with the Company’s goal to rapidly expand its portfolio of companies, which currently includes Moke International Limited and the distribution for Moke International with the acquisition of Moke France SAS. Mr. Donkers’ decades of experience in mergers and acquisitions will aid the Company in expanding its portfolio of companies and achieving its growth targets.
“It is a great honour to welcome Wijnand Donkers to EV Technology Group as an independent board member. His expertise adds to our growing leadership team of senior executives from the automotive, finance, and public markets. I look forward to working with Wijnand as we continue to evaluate strategic acquisition opportunities for the group,” said EV Technology Group CEO, Wouter Witvoet.
Mr. Donkers is an experienced, independent, non-executive Director in both public and private equity portfolio companies. He is a non-executive Director of Brenntag SE, the world leader in chemical distribution and a DAX 40 company. Furthermore, he is a senior adviser to Cerberus Capital Management LLC and serves on several of its portfolio companies. Mr. Donkers was the CEO of Deutsche Annington SE/Vonovia SE from 2007 to 2012 and prepared the firm for its successful IPO, negotiated the successful GRAND refinancing, and modernised the firm during his tenure. He previously spent 22 years at BP PLC in several senior positions in Petrochemicals, Gas, Optimization & Trading, and was Head of Group Strategy and Planning when BP combined with Amoco, acquired Arco and Castrol. He graduated with an MBA from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, completed the AMP at Harvard Business School, as well as several post graduate programmes at Stanford Business School, Kellogg School of Management, and the University of Cambridge.
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EV Technology Group was founded in 2021 with the mission of accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles, and the vision to champion the joy of motoring in an electric world. As passionate investors and operators of EV technology companies, EV Technology Group’s mission is driven by three core tenets: electric vehicles are the future; EVs will transform the way people live, work, and play; and there is an opportunity to accelerate the adoption of this technology by electrifying iconic driving experiences. To learn more visit: https://evtgroup.com/
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