AQUA METALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AQMS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

AQUA METALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AQMS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

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On January 30, 2019, the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Aqua Metals, Inc. (“Company”), acting upon the recommendation of the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, appointed Gayle J. Gibson to the Board. Ms. Gibson was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board resulting from the resignation of Mark Slade from the Board on January 29, 2019.

Ms. Gibson served in several executive positions with E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company during a 34-year career with DuPont, and retired from DuPont in November 2017 as the head of central engineering. Most recently, Ms. Gibson served as Director, Engineering at DuPont from January 2016 to October 2017 and as Director, Engineering Technology from January 2014 to December 2015. Ms. Gibson was instrumental in the engineering organizational planning for the merged DowDuPont, Inc. and future planned spin-off companies. Prior to her leadership roles in engineering, she was chief of staff to the Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont from 2008 to 2013 where she led operating processes for the top three levels of leadership. During her tenure, she supported a CEO succession, major acquisitions and divestitures, reorganization and company restructuring. Ms. Gibson serves on the Heritage Council of the Science History Institute and on the Engineering Advisory Council for Texas A&M University. She received the Management Division Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in 2018 where she is a Fellow. Ms. Gibson served on the Board of Directors of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering from 2016 to 2017. She was on two project committees for the National Academy of Engineering. Ms. Gibson is a certified Six Sigma Champion with an International M.B.A. from European University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press release dated January 30, 2019

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About AQUA METALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AQMS)

Aqua Metals, Inc. is engaged in the business of recycling lead through a process that the Company developed and named AquaRefining. AquaRefining process will provide for the recycling of lead acid batteries (LABs) and the production of lead. AquaRefining is a water-based ambient temperature process. The modular nature of AquaRefining makes it possible to start LAB recycling at a smaller scale than is possible with smelters. Its AquaRefining process begins with the crushing of used LABs and the separation of the metallic lead, active material (lead compounds), sulfuric acid and plastic for recycling. The active material is dissolved in its solvent. The primary lead is then stripped from the solvent using its automated process allowing the solvent to be reused continuously and indefinitely. Its AquaRefining process generates over three outputs, such as lead; cleaned plastic chips, recovered from battery casings, and sulfuric acid. The Company has not generated revenues.

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