- Standard Lithium (SLL) has appointed the Honorable Francis R. Fannon to its strategic advisory board
- Frank Fannon will bring his expertise from both the public and private sector to actively support senior management on strategic issues
- Standard Lithium is an innovative technology and lithium development company
- Standard Lithium (SLL) is up 0.75 per cent and is trading at C$4.03 per share
Standard Lithium (SLL) has appointed the Honorable Francis R. Fannon to its strategic advisory board.
Frank Fannon was formerly U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources.
He will bring his expertise from both the public and private sector to actively support senior management on strategic issues.
Mr. Fannon's leadership will also help to enhance the company’s overall capital markets profile and accelerate development and commercialization activities.
In his role with the State Department, Frank elevated global awareness of the role that critical materials like lithium play in the energy transition.
Prior to his service with the State Department, Mr. Fannon led several organizations and created business opportunities as a corporate executive for more than two decades.
"Frank has tremendous knowledge about the new energy economy and the importance of secure, domestic supplies of critical materials like lithium," commented Standard Lithium CEO Robert Mintak.
He added, "Frank will be a valuable asset to Standard Lithium, and we are excited to welcome him aboard.”
Frank Fannon also commented on the appointment, saying,
"Standard Lithium has a proven concept that has the potential to be transformative for the lithium industry and provides a near-term answer to achieving a sustainable North American clean energy supply chain."
"I’m excited to join a team of professionals who have had tremendous success and I look forward to helping grow Standard Lithium into a leader in the lithium market," he continued.
Standard Lithium (SLL) is an innovative technology and lithium development company. The company commissioned its first-of-a-kind industrial scale Direct Lithium Extraction Demonstration Plant at LANXESS’ South Plant facility in southern Arkansas.
Standard Lithium (SLL) is up 0.75 per cent and is trading at C$4.03 per share as of 10:26 am ET.