February 2, 2023: American Battery Technology Company (ABTC) announced an expansion of its team on January 30 toward commissioning of the firm’s lithium battery recycling plant.
Kevin Gagnon, most recently general manager of electrode manufacturing for Panasonic Energy North America at Tesla’s Sparks gigafactory in Nevada, has joined ABTC as its battery recycling plant manager.
Meanwhile, Dan Lieber (pictured) has been appointed as ABTC’s senior manager of environmental health and safety. Lieber joins after five years of leading EHS for Tesla at Sparks.
Mike Banks has been appointed as ABTC’s operations maintenance manager. Banks also joins from Tesla’s Sparks team — where he was the production engineering supervisor and associate manager.