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Li-Cycle announces Jacqueline Dedo to the board of directors

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The Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. board is now comprised of nine directors.

TORONTO — Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., a company involved in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and a lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, announced that Jacqueline Dedo, has been appointed to serve as an independent director on the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Board is now comprised of nine directors.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Jacqui to Li-Cycle’s Board. She is a proven leader in the automotive industry and we look forward to leveraging her experience and insights as we continue to build a more circular supply chain for electric vehicle batteries,” said Ajay Kochhar, Li-Cycle co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. “As we indicated at our 2022 Annual Meeting, we are committed to enhancing the balance of independence, diversity and skills of the Board as Li-Cycle continues to execute on its growth strategy.”

“I am pleased to join Li-Cycle’s Board and look forward to working closely with the Company’s management team and Board members at a pivotal time for Li-Cycle’s strategy,” said Ms. Dedo. “Through its innovative Spoke & Hub network, Li-Cycle is helping bridge a crucial gap in the lithium-ion battery supply chain – the need for a localized and environmentally sustainable resource recovery solution that can meet accelerating global electrification demand.”

Ms. Dedo has experience across a variety of functions and verticals in the automotive industry, with a focus on strategy development and creating customer value. She is co-founder of Aware Mobility, LLC, an organization focused on Mobility Platforms and Ecosystem enablement through development, investing, partnering and application of both Electrified Propulsion and Connectivity tools, platforms and applications.


Ms. Dedo also has board membership experience. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of Cadillac Products Automotive Company, a private company in the plastics converting industry, and the Workhorse Group Inc., an OEM for commercial electric delivery vehicles and delivery drones.


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