First Hydrogen Restricted has appointed Carlo Alberto D’Amicis as Chief Monetary Officer, to help the automotive and vitality firm’s progress.
Mr. D’Amicis joins First Hydrogen from RHI Magnesita N.V., a worldwide chief in refractories with annual revenues of €2.5 billion, listed on the London Inventory Alternate, the place he led a 120-person international finance group located in over 15 nations as a Senior Finance Govt.
Mr. D’Amicis held the place of CFO Americas for RHI Magnesita; his duties included integration of the enterprise post-merger between RHI and Magnesita, which offered him with priceless expertise in restructuring their enterprise and growing shared service facilities whereas serving to to drive constant gross margin growth.
Previous to RHI Magnesita, Mr. D’Amicis was a Senior Finance Govt for Magnesita the place he helped the enterprise towards the profitable merger with RHI and the next IPO on the London Inventory Alternate. Mr. D’Amicis has additionally held senior administration positions at PwC and KPMG; and is a Licensed Accountant and a Licensed Public Auditor within the Italian Public Register.
Having labored for worldwide engagements for public firms listed in Europe, the UK and the U.S., Carlo brings in depth expertise in management, company technique, listings and transactions together with M&A and carve-outs. In his position at First Hydrogen Restricted, Carlo will help the Firm’s C-suite to ship its first hydrogen-powered gentle business automobiles (LCVs) and set up environmentally sustainable inexperienced hydrogen manufacturing websites.
Mr. D’Amicis’ expertise can even massively contribute to First Hydrogen’s long-term technique: growing a full hydrogen answer firm with Inexperienced Hydrogen manufacturing, hydrogen automobile manufacturing and hydrogen mobility gasoline supply providers and make the transition to zero emissions transport straightforward and inexpensive for its clients.
Nick Wrigley, Chairman at First Hydrogen stated, “Carlo’s appointment signifies additional progress for First Hydrogen as the corporate goes to the subsequent stage in its improvement. We’re at an thrilling level the place our first hydrogen gasoline cell demonstrator automobiles will begin testing within the subsequent few months and we’re establishing our first inexperienced hydrogen manufacturing websites within the UK.
“On the identical time, authorities and investor consideration is on hydrogen as a part of the answer to the worldwide carbon problem. Carlo has nice expertise in main multinational firms and can help us to take the corporate additional in its mission to safe a zero-emission future.”
Carlo Alberto D’Amicis, Chief Monetary Officer for First Hydrogen Automotive added, “I’m proud and excited to be becoming a member of First Hydrogen as Chief Monetary Officer. With carbon neutrality changing into one of many world’s most pressing missions, First Hydrogen will play a key position in decarbonizing the transport trade.
“It is a distinctive alternative to be a part of a forward-thinking and game-changing firm with a really proficient worldwide group absolutely dedicated to the event of a extra sustainable future. I’m excited and privileged to begin this new journey and assist First Hydrogen construct the trail towards a zero-emission worth chain.”