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Leclanché CEO Anil Srivastava Wins The European CEO

Wed Sep 4

YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland, September 4, 2019: Anil Srivastava, the CEO of Leclanché SA, the world’s leading energy storage solutions company has been named the winner of the European CEO Entrepreneur Of The Year Award 2019 in the category of Energy Storage Solutions for Western Europe.

James Watson, Manager of the European CEO awards said: “I am truly delighted that Mr Anil Srivastava has been successful in being awarded the title of Entrepreneur Of The Year for 2019. When you consider the scope and depth of these awards with Chief Executives across 28 countries in Europe nominating candidates who they feel deserve to win the award, the high level of participants, nominees and winners, this is a wonderful achievement. Once again I would like to congratulate Mr Anil Srivastava on his wonderful achievement in our 2019 Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards”.

The judging panel of the European CEO awards commented:We are delighted to have awarded Mr Anil Srivastava the title of Entrepreneur Of The Year for Western Europe 2019 as we were so impressed with not only the scope of Mr Srivastava’s answers, but also the detail and feel. There is a quote which perfectly encapsulates who Mr Srivastava is and his success. Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders”.

We feel unanimously that Mr Anil Srivastava fully embodies all of the qualities that we are happy to champion, such as quantifiable leadership, accountability, vision, resilience, ability to inspire those around him and further afield, which make successful entrepreneurs who they are, and also help elevate and make these awards what they are.”

A profile article of Anil Srivastava and Leclanché will be published in the European CEO Winter 2019 Issue.

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About Leclanché

Headquartered in Switzerland, Leclanché SA is a leading provider of high-quality energy storage solutions designed to accelerate our progress towards a clean energy future. Leclanché’s history and heritage is rooted in over 100 years of battery and energy storage innovation and the Company is a trusted provider of energy storage solutions globally. This coupled with the Company’s culture of German engineering and Swiss precision and quality, continues to make Leclanché the partner of choice for both disruptors, established companies and governments who are pioneering positive changes in how energy is produced, distributed and consumed around the world. The energy transition is being driven primarily by changes in the management of our electricity networks and the electrification of transport, and these two end markets form the backbone of our strategy and business model. Leclanché is at the heart of the convergence of the electrification of transport and the changes in the distribution network. Leclanché is the only listed pure play energy storage company in the world, organised along three business units: stationary storage solutions, e-Transport solutions and specialty batteries systems. Leclanché is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX: LECN).

SIX Swiss Exchange: ticker symbol LECN | ISIN CH 011 030 311 9


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Contacts Leclanché


Media Switzerland /Europe:

Thierry Meyer

T: +41 (0) 79 785 35 81



Media North America:

Henry Feintuch / Ashley Blas

T: +1-914-548-6924 / +1-509-494-4053



Media Germany:

Christoph Miller

T: +49 (0) 711 947 670



Investor Contacts:

Anil Srivastava / Hubert Angleys

T: +41 (0) 24 424 65 00