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Denise Gray to become CEO of Li-ion battery supplier LG Chem Power

LG Chem Power Inc. (LGCPI), announced that Prabhakar Patil, who has served as the CEO for 10 years, will retire effective tomorrow. He will be succeeded by Denise Gray starting 1 October. Gray was the Director of Global Battery Systems Engineering at General Motors, where her team successfully developed and launched the lithium-ion battery system used in the original Chevrolet Volt, working closely with the LG Chem team. The Volt uses LG Chem battery cells produced at the company’s plant in Holland, Michigan.

Gray most recently served as Vice President of Electrification Powertrain Engineering at AVL List, GmbH, where she was responsible for AVL’s Electrification Business Unit.

LG Chem Power is the North American subsidiary of LG Chem Ltd., one of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery manufacturers with significant market share in consumer, automotive and stationary applications.


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