Advanced Bitcoin Technologies AG: Change in the Supervisory Board
Advanced Bitcoin Technologies AG will have two changes to its Supervisory Board in the first quarter of 2023. The acting Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Frank Schwab, resigned from office for personal reasons effective December 31, 2022. In addition, the acting Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Thomas Rüdesheim, resigned his mandate for personal professional reasons effective February 28, 2023. Both resignations are in the best mutal agreement with the company and Mr. Schwab and Mr. Rüdesheim will continue to support ABT in the future.
The two main shareholders of Advanced Bitcoin Technologies AG, Arriba Ventures GmbH and Zandups GmbH, who together hold 73.86% of the share capital of ABT, have made use of their joint right of appointment a member to the Supervisory Board in accordance with Section 10 (5) of the company's Articles of Association and have appointed Dr . Thomas Feldkircher, lawyer, born on January 14, 1986, residing in Bludenz, Austria, as the successor to Mr. Frank Schwab with effect from January 1, 2023 and until the end of the 2023 Annual General Meeting. In addition, at the request of the ABT Executive Board, Mr. Liutauras Varanavičius, entrepreneur and manager, born on March 17, 1970, residing in Vilnius, Lithuania, shall be appointed as Supervisory Board member by court as the successor to Mr. Thomas Rüdesheim until the end of the 2023 Annual General Meeting. As part of the 2023 Annual General Meeting, Dr. Feldkircher and Mr. Varanavičius shall be elected to the Supervisory Board by all shareholders and thus, be confirmed in their offices. In addition, Dr. Siegfried Herzog, lawyer and entrepreneur, born on February 27, 1982, residing in Triesen, Liechtenstein shall be elected as a substitute member of the ABT Supervisory Board.