U Power appoints Prof. Jean Christophe von Pfetten to its Board as Independent Director

– CHINA, Shanghai – U Power Limited (Nasdaq: UCAR), a vehicle sourcing services provider with a vision to becoming a comprehensive EV battery power solution provider in China, today announced the appointment of Jean Christophe von Pfetten to its Board as an Independent Director, effective February 1, 2024.

The company also announced that Bo Lyu resigned from the board of directors on January 31, 2024.

Jean Christophe von Pfetten will also join the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

About Prof. Jean Christophe von Pfetten

Prof. Pfetten is an accomplished diplomat and academic who has served as Chairman of the Institute for East-West Strategic Studies since October 1997, visiting professor at People’s University of China since September 1999, Chairman of Thornehope Limited (HK) since September 2001, and Bye-fellow of Emmanuel College (Cambridge University) since May 2015. He also served as a member of the board of the International Financial Bank (FinInt Italy) for three years from January 2019 to December 2022.

Prof. Pfetten is the author of a book entitled “Insights from China: Leadership, Policy and New World Order” published in 2015, and more than thirty articles on Corporate Governance, Political Economics, and International Relations. He received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science (Physics and Chemistry) from the University of Strasbourg in 1988 and 1989, respectively, and a Dipl. Eng. in Geophysics from the Institut de Physique du Globe in 1990.

About U Power Limited

U Power Limited is a vehicle sourcing services provider, with a vision of becoming an EV market player primarily focused on its proprietary battery-swapping technology, or UOTTA technology, which is an intelligent modular battery-swapping technology designed to provide a comprehensive battery power solution for EVs. Since its operation in 2013, the Company has established a vehicle-sourcing network in China’s lower-tier cities. The Company has developed two types of battery-swapping stations for compatible EVs and is operating one manufacturing factory in Zibo City, Shandong Province, China.

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