American-owned lithium-ion battery recycler American Battery Metals Corporation has named Andrés Meza as its new chief operating officer.
Meza (pictured) will lead the firm’s efforts to grow and move through the construction, commissioning and operations of its first lithium-ion battery recycling facility in Nevada, US.
The company chose Meza because of his “direct hands-on experience” with the operations of manufacturing facilities and high-growth start-ups.
The company is rebranding itself as American Battery Technology Company (ABTC).
ABTC CTO, Ryan Melsert, said: "Andrés has the ground level foundational understanding of fundamentals that comes from being a hands-on process engineer at a chemical plant, while having the field expertise from commissioning and optimising high-volume semiconductor manufacturing facilities.
“He also has the operational leadership experiences from working at premier management consultancy and private equity firms, which together provide the exact set of skills that is needed to support the next stage of our growth and to complement our current leadership team."
Read more about ABTC in the Spring edition of BEST magazine here