Driving meaningful change

Leadership

Our diverse executive team and board are dedicated to delivering sustainable growth

We’ve been working at the heart of lithium innovation for decades, building our unique integrated model and global footprint, partnering with our customers to meet their evolving needs. Today, we are well-positioned to meet the growing demand for a range of performance lithium products and solutions, including the once-in-a-generation shift from gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles to electric vehicles.

Board of Directors

Leveraging diverse skills and experience
Peter Coleman
Chairman

Peter Coleman is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Arcadium Lithium.

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Alan Fitzpatrick

Alan Fitzpatrick has more than 47 years of technical mining industry experience in project and construction management...

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Christina Lampe-Önnerud

Christina Lampe-Önnerud is an internationally recognized expert on Lithium-ion batteries and energy storage.

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Fernando Oris de Roa

Fernando Oris de Roa is a business leader with a history of developing and operating large enterprises within Argentina.

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Florencia Heredia

Florencia Heredia has more than 31 years’ experience in the mining industry and is currently a senior partner of the leading Argentinian legal firm Allende & Brea where ...

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John Turner

John Turner is the leader of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin’s Global Mining Group ...

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Leanne Heywood

Leanne Heywood is an experienced public company non-executive director, with broad general management experience ...

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Michael Barry

Michael Barry is the Chairman of the Board of Quaker Houghton, a NYSE listed company, since May 2009.

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Pablo Marcet

Pablo Marcet is the founder and President of Geo Logic S.A., a management consulting company that services the mining sector.

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Paul Graves
Chief Executive Officer

Paul Graves is our Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors.

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Robert Pallash

Robert Pallash served as President, Global Customer Group and Senior Vice President of Visteon Corporation ...

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Steven Merkt

Steven Merkt is the President of the Transportation Solutions segment at TE Connectivity Ltd.

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Senior Management

A strong performance mindset
Paul Graves
Chief Executive Officer

Paul Graves is our Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors.

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Gilberto Antoniazzi
Chief Financial Officer

Gilberto Antoniazzi is our Chief Financial Officer, a role he also served in at Livent.

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Sara Ponessa
General Counsel

Sara Ponessa is our General Counsel. Previously, Sara was General Counsel and Secretary at Livent.

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Alicia Markmann
Chief Human Resources Officer

Alicia Markmann is our Chief Human Resources Officer, a position she also held at Livent.

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Barbara Fochtman
Chief Downstream Operations Officer and Head of International Operations

Barbara Fochtman is our Chief Downstream Operations Officer and Head of International Operations.

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Christian Barbier
Co-Chief Commercial Officer (Upstream)

Christian Barbier is our Co-Chief Commercial Officer (Upstream).

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Christian Cortes
Chief Integration Officer

Christian Cortes is our Chief Integration Officer.

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Denis Couture
Managing Director, James Bay

Denis Couture is the Managing Director at our James Bay Lithium Mine project / operation in Canada.

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Hersen Porta
Chief Upstream Operations Officer and General Manager of Argentina

Hersen Porta is our Chief Upstream Operations Officer and General Manager of Argentina.

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James Connolly
Chief Technical Officer - Projects

James Connolly is our Chief Technical Officer.

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John Sanders
Head of Internal Audit and Risk

John Sanders is our Head of Internal Audit and Risk.

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Juan Carlos Cruz
CEO Chief of Staff

Juan Carlos Cruz is our CEO Chief of Staff.

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Karen Vizental
Chief Sustainability and Global Communications Officer

Karen Vizental is our Chief Sustainability and Global Communications Officer.

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Liam Franklyn
Head of Australian Operations

Liam Franklyn is our Head of Australian Operations.

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Rob Davies
General Manager, Asia Pacific

Rob Davies is our General Manager, Asia Pacific.

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Robert Edwardes
Chief Projects Officer

Robert Edwardes is our Chief Projects Officer, a role he also served in previously at Allkem Limited.

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Sarah Maryssael
Chief Strategy Officer and General Manager of Canada

Sarah Maryssael is our Chief Strategy Officer and General Manager of Canada.

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Walter Czarnecki
Co-Chief Commercial Officer (Downstream)

Walter Czarnecki is our Co-Chief Commercial Officer (Downstream).

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