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LG Chem Power Names New CEO

Prabhakar PatilLG Chem Power will soon have a new CEO, with the CEO of the last decade, Prabhakar Patil, stepping down as of October 1st, according to recent reports.

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.

Denise Gray GM LG Chem

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.

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