ION Energy Inc (CVE:ION), a lithium exploration company with its sights set on Mongolia, announced Friday that John McVicar has joined the team as its chief financial officer.
In a statement, the company said McVicar brings more than 30 years of international business experience, including as a partner at a Big 4 firm, CFO of a TSX-listed company and in leadership roles with large multinationals in Canada, the US, South America, and Asia.
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He is succeeding Peter Schloo. ION Energy said it would like to thank Schloo for his contributions and wish him every success in his future endeavours.
ION has one of the largest exploration licenses in Mongolia and its Baavhai Uul lithium brine project comprises over 80,000 hectares is strategically located 30 kilometers from the Mongolia-China border crossing.
ION’s project represents the first lithium brine mining license award in Mongolia’s history. The project is located in the arid Gobi desert with high evaporation rates and low precipitation rates that are considered optimal for lithium brine extraction.
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