Non-regulatory press release: Circa strenghtens its Board of Directors

06 Jul 2022 07:00 CEST

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Euronext Growth



Oslo, Norway – 6 July 2022 – The general assembly of Circa Group AS was held on
2 June 2022 and two new members were elected to the board of directors; Mr
Martin Laudenbach and Ms Elise Fahlén.

Martin Laudenbach has extensive experience in the international chemical
industry from serving in senior positions at BASF and Solvay. He currently works
as a professional advisor and holds various director positions including in the
Polish chemical group CIECH S.A., a company listed on the Warsaw and Frankfurt
Stock Exchange.

Elise Fahlén has a strong background in venture capital and private equity
investments and is currently employed as an Investment Manager at the venture
capital investment branch of the H&M Group in Stockholm. She also holds director
positions among others in the Swedish stock listed investment company First
Venture Sweden AB.

“I am very pleased to have Martin and Elise joining the board of Circa. With
their strong management expertise within the chemicals industry and venture
capital investments, respectively, I am certain that they will contribute
significantly to Circa’s success. Both Martin and Elise have expressed a strong
personal passion for joining the board, not least due to Circa’s sustainability
ambition to change chemistry for good,” says Lars P. Sørvaag Sperre, Chairman of
Circa Group.

The Circa Group board of directors consists of the following board members:
• Lars Sperre (chair)
• Gregory Court
• Elise Fahlén
• James Alan Henneberry
• Martin Laudenbach
• Rune Sollie
• Trond Stangeby

About Circa
Established in 2006, Circa Group converts waste, non-food biomass into advanced
bio-based chemicals with its proprietary Furacell™ process. Its developing
product portfolio includes flavours, biopolymers, and bio-solvents including
Cyrene™. By creating renewable chemicals from cellulose, Circa is extracting
value from non-food, surplus biomass and contributing to industry as it
transitions to a more circular and decarbonised economy. Circa Group is listed
on the Euronext Growth Market in Oslo, stock symbol CIRCA.

Investor Contact Circa Group

Tone Leivestad, Chief Financial Officer
Circa Group AS
Tel: +47 406 39 455

Media Contact
Scott Engebrigtsen
Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Tel: +47 900 43 484


Circa Group AS


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