Standard Lithium Ltd. Announces Appointment Of Jeff Barber And Anthony Alvaro To The Board Of Directors
January 23, 2017 – Vancouver, BC (TSX-V: SLL) Standard Lithium Ltd. (“Standard Lithium” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Barber and Anthony Alvaro as directors of the Company. The Company also wishes to announce Gavin Cooper will be assuming the interim role of Chief Financial Officer replacing Kyle Stevenson.
Jeff Barber was a Co-founder and Managing Partner of a boutique M&A advisory firm in Calgary from 2012 to 2016. Prior thereto, he was an investment banker with Raymond James Limited for four years and previously held investment banking and equity research positions at Canaccord Genuity Corp. Jeff began his career as an Economist with Deloitte LLP. Throughout his career, Mr. Barber has worked closely with various public company Boards and executive teams to assist in institutional capital initiatives and advise on go-public transactions, valuations and M&A mandates. Mr. Barber currently acts as a Chief Financial Officer and Director for a privately held medical marijuana company and the Chief Financial Officer for a private company pursuing South American oil and gas exploration and production opportunities. Jeff Barber is a CFA charterholder and holds a Masters degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Alberta.
Anthony Alvaro, Co-founder of Standard Lithium, has over two decades working primarily in the international capital markets. The breadth of his capital markets experience includes roles within wealth management, corporate finance, institutional sales, M&A, venture capital and private equity. Over the years, Mr. Alvaro has developed a passion for helping companies navigate from the private sector to the public markets. To-date, Anthony Alvaro has helped a number of companies across multiple industry sectors raise in excess of $500 million in aggregate. He has also held executive and board positions with a number of public and private companies.
Jeff Barber and Anthony Alvaro replace Kyle Stevenson and William MacDonald as members of the Company’s board of directors. Standard Lithium would like to thank Mr. Stevenson and Mr. MacDonald for their service to the Company.
On behalf of the board of
STANDARD LITHIUM LTD.
Per: “Gavin Cooper”
President and Director
For further information please contact Gavin Cooper at:
Telephone: (604) 639-9051
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Released January 23, 2017