AMTE power loses third CFO in a year as Clean Power poaches James Hobson

AMTE power loses third CFO in a year as Clean Power poaches James Hobson

James Hobson

Clean Power Hydrogen (CPH2) has announced the appointment of James Hobson as CFO and executive director, poaching him from AMTE Power, a battery manufacturer with a production facility in Thurso.

This is the third CFO that AMTE Power has had in the space of a year. Mr Hobson has been serving as CFO since October 2021.

It is expected that Mr Hobson’s new position will be effective from 05 December 2022, at which point incumbent Clive Brook will retire as an executive director and CFO of CPH2.

Jon Duffy, CEO of CPH2, commented: “We are excited to have James joining as CFO of CPH2. James’ expertise across the energy sector can be seen through his work with private and AIM listed companies across the past ten years and his knowledge will help us deliver on the opportunities ahead.

“We look forward to welcoming James in his new role soon. I would like to take this opportunity of thanking Clive for all his support over the years and speak on behalf of the entire CPH2 team in wishing him all the best in his retirement.”

Mr Hobson, added: “I am delighted to be joining CPH2 following its successful IPO in February. I believe CPH2 and its technology will have a significant role in the evolution of the hydrogen sector both in the UK and the wider world. The team has grown significantly this year and I look forward to supporting CPH2 in its future endeavours.”

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