The respected CEO is now set to be replaced by the former Director of Global Battery Systems Engineering at General Motors, Denise Gray. Gray previously worked on the development + launch of the lithium-ion battery system featured in the original Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The Volt currently utilizes LG Chem battery cells manufactured in Michigan.
Gray has also worked as the Vice President of Electrification Powertrain Engineering at AVL List. For some background here, LG Chem Power is the North American subsidiary of LG Chem.