Podium CEO on being among Europe’s fastest growing companies for the 4th year: “Our founding values, business ethics and customer focus deliver consistent results”

London, 2 March 2021 - Podium CEO on being among Europe’s 1,000 fastest growing companies for the fourth year: “Our founding values, business ethics and customer focus deliver consistent results” For the fourth year in a row the Financial Times picks Podium Advanced Technologies among Europe’s 1,000 fastest growing companies, thanks to an absolute revenue growth of + 522% and a remarkable 84% CAGR in revenues over the period: from 1.5 million Euro in 2016 to 10.1 million Euro in 2019. “This makes everybody here in Podium very proud and it demonstrates that our founding values, business ethics and customer focus are delivering consistent results”, Podium CEO Francesco Monti underlines. The Financial Times this year places Podium Advanced Technologies in the top 30% of the global report. Considering all the companies, only 22 have been able to make the ranking in four consecutive years: among these Podium, the only one operating in the automotive sector, reaches the 7th position overall in Europe. “Podium bootstrapped its way into this remarkable achievement while working hard for the success of our projects concentrating in innovation and research”, Francesco Monti adds.“We are not obsessed by revenue targets: Podium’s growth results from continuous investments in our people and from strong and long-lasting relationship with our customers, key suppliers and partners that enable us delivering successfully results in all our projects and ventures. From the moment it started its operations in 2011, Podium Advanced Technologies has been continuously growing thanks to the relentless engineering activities of all our employees and the trust that an increasing number of important new and old customers have placed on us.” Despite the pandemic outbreak, 2020 has seen the highest revenue result ever for Podium Advanced Technologies and has been dotted by important milestones such as the completion of the production first batch of Delta Futurista, the rolling out of SCG 004S, the race of the SCG 004C at the Nürburgring 24h, the development of key battery systems. “We fared well and I share my heartfelt thanks to all our employee that fought hard this year showing how resilient Podium is. But we are focused on the future, not wallowed in the past. We are facing 2021 plenty of new projects and we are still aiming high”. The FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies, compiled with Statista, a research company, is a list of the top 1,000 companies in Europe that have achieved the highest percentage growth in revenues between 2016 and 2019. Please visit the FT1000 ranking here. The full report featuring case studies and analysis will be published on March 22.