Press Release

Change in Aurubis AG’s Supervisory Board

Hamburg, Wednesday, June 27, 2018


Andrea Bauer follows Edna Schöne

Upon the suggestion of the Nomination Committee of the Aurubis Supervisory Board and at the request of the Executive Board, the district court in Hamburg has appointed Andrea Bauer, member of the VDM Metals Management Board and CFO of the VDM Metals Group, as a new member of Aurubis AG’s Supervisory Board with effect from June 22, 2018. The appointment is limited until the end of the upcoming Annual General Meeting. Andrea Bauer replaces the previous Supervisory Board member Edna Schöne, who resigned from her position on the Supervisory Board for personal reasons on June 15, 2018.

Andrea Bauer has been a member of the Management Board at VDM Metals in Werdohl since 2015. An auditor and graduate in economics with a German Diplom, she has held various posts both in Germany and abroad, among them Chief Financial Officer of Kontron AG and the VAC Group, as well as Department Head at thyssenkrupp.

“Thanks to her extensive experience in the industry, Andrea Bauer is an ideal addition to our Supervisory Board. In particular, her knowledge in the area of M&A and her well-founded understanding of finance will aid Aurubis in implementing the growth strategy,” explained Prof. Dr. Fritz Vahrenholt, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Aurubis AG.




Aurubis - Metals for Progress

Aurubis AG is a leading global provider of non-ferrous metals and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. The company processes complex metal concentrates, scrap metals, organic and inorganic metal-bearing recycling materials, and industrial residues into metals of the highest quality. Aurubis produces more than 1 million tons of copper cathodes annually, and from them a variety of products such as wire rod, continuous cast shapes, profiles, and flat rolled products made of copper and copper alloys. Aurubis produces a number of other metals as well, including precious metals, selenium, lead, nickel, tin, and zinc. The portfolio also includes additional products such as sulfuric acid and iron silicate.

Sustainability is a fundamental part of the Aurubis strategy. “Aurubis responsibly transforms raw materials into value” – following this maxim, the company integrates sustainable conduct and business activities into the corporate culture. This involves a careful approach to natural resources, responsible social and ecological conduct in everyday business, and sensible, healthy growth.

Aurubis has about 7,200 employees, production sites in Europe and the US, and an extensive service and distribution system in Europe, Asia, and North America.

Aurubis shares are part of the Prime Standard Segment of the German Stock Exchange and are listed in the MDAX and the Global Challenges Index (GCX).


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