Rock Tech Lithium announces new COO
Rock Tech's management expanded to fulfil ambition of closed-loop lithium production for electric vehicle batteries
VANCOUVER — Rock Tech Lithium Inc announces the appointment of Cristina Rocco as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective from May 1, 2022.
Ms. Rocco has previously worked for various global companies and has extensive experience in the energy sector. She will be responsible for Rock Tech Lithium’s operational activities in Europe and Canada, including the construction of the first lithium hydroxide converter in Germany.
Commenting on Ms. Rocco’s appointment, Markus Brügmann, CEO, Rock Tech Lithium said, “We are very pleased to welcome Cristina to our team. She significantly increases Rock Tech’s management capacity with her vast industry experience and expertise in optimizing the processes of fast-growing companies.”
Ms. Rocco will work with Brügmann to execute Rock Tech Lithium’s vision. The Company plans to produce high-purity battery-grade lithium hydroxide for electric car batteries in Guben, Brandenburg, starting in 2024.