ABTC appoints Deutsch as CFO

ABTC appoints Deutsch as CFO

ABTC appoints Deutsch as CFO 768 799 Energy Storage Journal

May 25, 2023: American Battery Technology Company said on May 22 it had appointed Jesse Deutsch as CFO.

Deutsch joins the company with more than 25 years of financial leadership experience including as a former CFO of global brands such as Kraft Foods.

He will oversee all financial operations of the company including those supporting an acceleration of battery recycling and battery metals manufacturing.

Deutsch, who has an MBA from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will also have responsibility for corporate functions including financial planning and analysis, accounting and controls, risk management, financial performance and revenue growth, investor relations, and reporting and compliance.

ABTC’s CEO Ryan Melsert said: “As we ramp up our commercial scale manufacturing operations over the coming months, we are excited to have such an experienced leader as Jesse join ABTC.

“We have an immense number of financial and strategic opportunities in front of us, and with this enhanced leadership team we are looking forward to driving them to execution.”

Deutsch’s appointment follows ABTC’s announcement in January that it had expanded its team toward commissioning of the firm’s lithium battery recycling plant.