Nexeon Appoints New Directors to its Board


Nexeon Limited has made three new appointments to the company’s Board. Steve Lim of SJL Partners joins, along with Dr Christoph Kniehase of Wacker Chemie and Robin Lincoln of Hambro Perks.

 The directors bring with them a great deal of expertise in the management and commercialisation of leading-edge technologies, as well as specific knowledge of the battery and energy markets.

 Steve Lim is Chairman and Managing Partner at SJL Partners. He has over 35 years of private equity and investment banking experience, previously leading CVC Capital in Korea as Chairman and Partner, and serving for two decades as JP Morgan’s country CEO and head of investment banking in Korea. He also worked at Salomon Brothers and Kidder Peabody across offices in New York, Tokyo and Seoul.

 Dr Christoph Kniehase is a senior legal counsel at Wacker Chemie AG, responsible for capital markets, finance and selected commercial fields. His experience includes five years working on mergers and acquisitions at Siemens AG and several years working in finance, M&A and public international law for the Frankfurt office of a U.S. law firm.

 Robin Lincoln is a portfolio operating partner at Hambro Perks. He has 25 years of private equity and venture capital experience, working with portfolio companies to achieve their full potential. Robin’s prior experience includes venture portfolio head at Oxford Capital, head of business services practice at Hg Capital, part of the equity restructure team at Lloyds Bank, and investment director at Living Bridge.  He has served on more than 40 boards for investors and is a qualified chartered accountant.

 “I am delighted to welcome directors of such stature to the Nexeon Board”, said Dr Scott Brown, CEO of Nexeon. “Their extensive knowledge and expertise will be invaluable as we progress to the next stage of our manufacturing and commercialization strategy following our recent US$80 million investment.”


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