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    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 19, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lithium Americas (Argentina) Corp. (TSX: LAAC) (NYSE: LAAC) (“Lithium Argentina” or the “Company”) announces the appointment of Monica Moretto as an independent member of its board of directors who will join effective immediately along with Sam Pigott who was recently appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer. The Board now counts eight members, five of whom are independent.

    Mr. Kanellitsas, Executive Chair of the Board, commented, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome both Sam and Monica to the Board. As a new member, Monica brings a valuable combination of skills to the board. We believe her experience in business strategy and ESG coupled with her knowledge of the political and regulatory landscape of both Canada and Argentina will prove to be beneficial to Lithium Argentina. The Board undertook a thorough search process and feels confident that the Board is the right group of individuals to lead and guide Lithium Argentina as it looks to increase shareholder value through the sustainable and responsible development of its high quality and low-cost lithium brine assets in Argentina.”

    Ms. Moretto is a senior executive in the mining industry who has provided leadership and strategic advice to industry boards and international committees in North America for almost two decades. Currently, she is the Vice President of Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion at Pan American Silver Corp. and has done extensive work in diversified portfolios throughout the Americas, including the political regulatory landscape and ESG performance reporting and engagement. She currently chairs the International Social Responsibility committee at the Mining Association of Canada.

    Ms. Moretto has a communication’s degree from Argentina and holds an ESG designation from Competent Boards. She was the recipient of the Robert H. Hedley Sustainability Award of Excellence, given by the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia in January 2019, and more recently, the 2021 Trailblazer Award given by Women in Mining Canada.

    Mr. Pigott recently joined Lithium Argentina as CEO and today, as an executive member of the board. He has approximately 20 years of experience in mining, lithium, capital markets, business development and finance. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from McGill University. He joins Lithium Argentina from Ganfeng Lithium, where he has led the International Business Development group for the past six years. Before joining Ganfeng in 2018, he worked in several financial and investment banking institutions in a variety of senior roles. Mr. Pigott currently resides in Toronto, Canada.

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