Rock Tech Lithium Inc. has appointed Simon Bodensteiner to the position of president and chief executive officer. Mr. Bodensteiner will also join the company's board of directors.
"We are excited to be bolstering our in-house technical capabilities as we are further ramping up our activities at our Georgia Lake lithium project, entering into the next development phase of Rock Tech," said Dirk Harbecke, the company's chairman.
Mr. Bodensteiner is a mining engineer with over 15 years of professional experience in Germany and Australia. He gained extensive knowledge in corporate, operational and technical roles, and worked for both world-class firms, including Rio Tinto and the Boston Consulting Group, as well as junior mining companies. Mr. Bodensteiner has a record of success in project evaluation and deal negotiation.
The company thanks Martin Stephan for his service as president and chief executive officer. "Rock Tech achieved many milestones under Mr. Stephan's leadership, including resource expansion and the delivery of the first-ever preliminary economic assessment of the Georgia Lake lithium project," commented Mr. Harbecke.
Mr. Stephan will remain on the board of directors of the company and continue to serve as an adviser.