Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Management

George G. O'Leary

Chief Executive Office / Chief Financial Officer

George G. O'Leary

George O’Leary currently serves as Managing Director, CEO and CFO of Sono Group N.V. He has a rich background that includes pivotal leadership roles such as former Chief Financial Officer at HealthLynked Corporation (“HLYK”) (OTCQB: HLYK) and founder of SKS Consulting of South Florida Corp. He brings a wealth of experience in driving operational excellence and strategic growth for both public and private companies. Mr. O’Leary’s diverse expertise uniquely positions him to steer Sono Group N.V. towards a robust future.

Mr. O’Leary is currently a Member of the Board of Directors of HLYK and served as HLYK’s Chief Financial Officer from August 6, 2014 through April 5, 2024. In addition, Mr. O’Leary was the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Timios Holdings Corp. from March 2014 to January 2021, when it was sold to Ideanomics Inc. (NASDAQ: IDEX), and has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Referrizer, LLC since October 2017. Mr. O’Leary is the founder and President of SKS Consulting of South Florida Corp. since June 2006, where he works with public and private companies in board representation and/or under consulting agreements providing executive-level management expertise, as well as helping the implementation and execution of their companies strategic and operational plans. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. O’Leary was Chief Executive Officer and President of Communication Resources Incorporated (“CRI”), where annual revenues grew from $5 million to $40 million during his tenure. Prior to CRI, Mr. O'Leary was Vice President of Operations of Cablevision Industries, where he ran $125 million of business until it was sold to Time Warner. Mr. O’Leary started his professional career as a senior accountant with Peat Marwick and Mitchell (now KPMG). Mr. O’Leary holds a B.B.A. degree in accounting with honors from Siena College.

Supervisory Board

David August Dodge

Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

David August Dodge

David A. Dodge serves as Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Sono Group N.V. He was appointed as an independent member of our supervisory board on January 31, 2024. Mr. Dodge is an independent financial consultant providing corporate finance, accounting and SEC compliance services to public and private companies around the globe. Since 2007, Mr. Dodge has acted as a chief financial officer and provided financial accounting, reporting and compliance services for multiple public and private companies in the U.S., Canada, England, and China. Mr. Dodge also supervised and authored dozens of forensic due diligence investigative reports on Chinese companies in a variety of industries. He has also provided expert witness and expert consultant services in nearly 40 separate litigation proceedings on a variety of financial topics including due diligence standard of care for underwriters (in transactions including IPOs, equity follow-on offerings and debt offerings), mergers & acquisitions, and private equity and venture capital investments; customary practices in the investment banking industry; and customary practices in the private equity and venture capital businesses. Mr. Dodge previously served as Chief Financial Officer of NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. from 2002 through 2007, and held various finance-related positions with NeoMedia from 1999 to 2002.  Before NeoMedia, he was an auditor with Ernst & Young LLP from 1997 to 1999.  Mr. Dodge holds a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an M.S. in Professional Accounting from the University of Hartford (CT).

Christopher Schreiber

Vice-Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Christopher Schreiber

Christopher Schreiber serves as Vice-Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Sono Group N.V. He was appointed as an independent member of our supervisory board on January 31, 2024. Mr. Schreiber has over three decades of experience in the securities industry. His expertise is demonstrated by his previous executive roles, notably as Executive Chair of the Board of Directors at Akers Bio and as a Board Member at MyMD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYMD). His role as Managing Director of Capital Markets at Taglich Brothers, Inc. highlights his extensive experience in capital markets, deal structuring, and syndication. Prior to his engagement at Taglich Brothers, Mr. Schreiber served on the board of directors of Paulson Investment Company, an investment banking firm. In addition to his financial career, Mr. Schreiber contributes to athletic and youth development as a director and partner at Long Island Express North, an elite lacrosse training organization, and as a volunteer board member for Fox Lane Youth Lacrosse. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.

Sono Motors is committed to maintaining corporate governance best practices and high ethical standards in its business operations. It is the duty of Sono Motors' Board of Directors to serve as a prudent fiduciary for shareholders and to oversee the management of the Company's business. To fulfil its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in these guidelines.

Annual General Meeting 2024

The annual general meeting of shareholders of Sono Group N.V. (the "Company") will be held on July 31, 2024 at 2.00 p.m. Amsterdam time at the offices of DLA Piper Nederland N.V. at Prinses Amaliaplein 3, 1077 XS Amsterdam, the Netherlands (the "AGM").

Information and Documents for the Annual General Meeting