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Li-Cycle adds John Mitchell and Govind Arora to board of advisors

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John Mitchell and Govind Arora will be providing management advisory services to Li-Cycle’s senior management team

John Mitchell and Govind Arora have joined Li-Cycle Holdings Corp.'s board of advisors.

Mitchell and Arora have both lead prominent companies at the senior executive level and join Li-Cycle at a juncture following its listing on the New York Stock Exchange. They will provide management advisory services to Li-Cycle's senior management team, leveraging their experience and expertise in the areas of business development, commercial support and strategic and business planning. 

Mitchell brings more than 30 years of experience in executive leadership roles in specialty chemicals, energy materials, utility infrastructure, and industrial gases. He is currently a partner and co-founder of Blue Horizon Advisors and Blue Horizon Capital, focused on the world's transition to the new energy economy by supporting leading companies to scale and providing index-based investment products across the new energy economy thematic. Previously, he served as President of Lithium for the Albemarle Corporation. Prior to Albemarle, Mitchell served as Rockwood Lithium's North American President, Environmental Management Corporation's President, and senior advisor to Linde's business in Africa and South America.

Arora brings more than 20 years of experience in energy materials, the automotive industry, industrial automation, and the aerospace industry. He currently serves as a partner and co-founder of Blue Horizon Advisors and Blue Horizon Capital. Previously, he was Chief Commercial Officer for Albemarle Corporation's Lithium business. Prior to Albemarle, Arora led several businesses to achieve high growth, serving as President of Stanley Black & Decker's Latin American Group, Chief Financial Officer for Stanley Black & Decker's Global Emerging Markets business and Chief Financial Officer for Honeywell's process solutions business in Asia, based out of China.

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2351 Royal Windsor Drive, Unit 10
Mississauga, ON
CA, L5J 4S7


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