Orocobre (ASX:ORE) has today announced Mr Hersen Porta will take on the role of Chief Operating Officer.
He will be responsible for overseeing the operations of both the Olaroz Lithium Facility (Olaroz) and Borax Argentina S.A. (Borax)
Hersen was born and educated in Argentina and has more than 30 years experience in the chemicals industry. The Chemical Engineer spent 28 years at Dow Chemicals, Hersen moved from initial engineering roles to site management and Operations Director roles.
Since 2015 he held the role of General Manager and President of Cabot Corporation in Argentina.
Orocobre says he was involved with commissioning of several new plants which will be invaluable experience as Olaroz Stage 2 Expansion is completed in the first half of 2021.
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