Critical Elements Lithium Announces appointment of Mr. Yves Perron as Vice-President Engineering, Construction, and Reliability
MONTRÉAL, QC / ACCESSWIRE / August 2, 2022 / Critical Elements Lithium Corporation (TSX-V:CRE) (OTCQX:CRECF) (FSE:F12) ("Critical Elements" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yves Perron as Vice-President …
MONTRÉAL, QC / ACCESSWIRE / August 2, 2022 / Critical Elements Lithium Corporation (TSX-V:CRE) (OTCQX:CRECF) (FSE:F12) ("Critical Elements" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yves Perron as Vice-President Engineering, Construction and Reliability.
Mr. Yves Perron, Eng., MBA brings extensive experience in mining sector, engineering and construction in Québec to the Corporation. He was appointed Vice-President, Engineering and Construction by Stornoway Diamond in June 2012 and Vice-President, Engineering and Construction for Mason Graphite in August 2018. Mr. Perron served as Vice-President Engineering and Construction for Loop Industries since January 2021. Mr. Perron has over 25 years of experience in project management in the industrial sector within major international firms. Prior to joining Stornoway, Mr. Perron was Vice-President, Business Development and Project Manager at Delsaer and Seneca. He also held several management positions in areas of production, operation start-ups, maintenance, engineering and project management with ArcelorMittal and Xstrata. Mr. Perron holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Université du Québec - École de Technologie Supérieure in Montréal and a DEC in Civil Engineering Technology. In addition, he holds an MBA from Université du Québec in Montréal as well as an Executive MBA from Université Paris Dauphine.
In connection with this appointment, Mr. Perron has been awarded 300,000 stock options of the Corporation at an exercise price of $1.53 per share for a term of five years. These options will vest over a 12-month period at a rate of 25% per quarter, subject to terms and conditions of the Company's Stock Option Plan.
Jean-Sébastien Lavallée, CEO of Critical Elements commented: "We are very pleased to welcome Yves to our team. Yves was central to the success of the construction of Renard, a diamond project of nearly $1 billion of construction capital. He and his team were able to execute on the construction of this large mine project in Eeyou Istchee territory, Québec ahead of schedule and under budget. We are sure to benefit from his background and experience in delivering one of the most recent major operations successfully built in the Province."