Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – February 5, 2021) – Pan Andean Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: PAD) (“Pan Andean” or the “Firm“) is happy to announce the appointment of Dr. Jong Hyeok Park as Chief Science Officer (“CSO”) of the Firm.
Dr. Park served as a Senior Researcher for LG Chem (Market Cap: $81.9B CAD), at the moment the most important lithium-ion battery producer on the earth. Dr. Park was among the many core researchers for greater than 40 patents at LG Chem and the co-developers of LG Chem’s core revolutionary expertise of the safety-reinforced separator (SRS). LG Chem acknowledged SRS was essential to being chosen because the supplier of lithium-ion batteries to world carmakers reminiscent of Tesla, Volkswagen Group, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Dr. Park owns a further 52 patents, together with patents referring to cathode supplies.
Dr. Park is at the moment a expertise advisor for next-generation batteries at Samsung Superior Institute of Expertise (SAIT), a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.
Dr. Park serves on the Board of Administrators of L&F Co., Ltd. (Market Cap: $2.8B CAD), a world top-tier cathode provider, since 2012. In December 2020, L&F signed a 2-year contract value $1.66B CAD to produce cathode to LG Chem.
Dr. Park has achieved quite a few notable awards and honors since 2011, together with the Award of Excellence (2017) from the Korean Academy of Science and Expertise, the place he was chosen as one of many prime 100 main scientists for renewable power expertise innovation. Dr. Park additionally has printed over 300 scientific articles, printed in respected peer-reviewed journals reminiscent of Nature Communications and Superior Supplies.
“On behalf of the Board, I’m excited to welcome Dr. Park because the CSO of Pan Andean,” stated Spencer Sung Bum Huh, President and CEO. “Dr. Park’s profession and useful community as a top-tier battery supplies developer, together with expertise at LG Chem and L&F, shall be extraordinarily useful to the Firm’s place within the mineral exploration of battery metals and the supplies business. We’re glad to work with Dr. Park to create important worth for our shareholders.”
“I’m keen to affix Pan Andean because the CSO and work alongside our CEO and the remainder of our very gifted crew,” stated Dr. Park. “I consider Pan Andean shall be an rising participant within the world battery provide worth chain. I’ll strongly decide to Pan Andean in reaching its aim with my gifted R&D crew.”
Dr. Park is at the moment a Professor for the Division of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering of Yonsei College in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Park obtained his Ph.D. with the Division of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering on the Korea Superior Institute of Science and Expertise (KAIST) in South Korea in 2004.
About LG Chem Ltd.
LG Chem Ltd. is a chemical producer. The Firm’s merchandise embody petrochemicals, plastic resins, and engineering plastics. LG Chem additionally produces industrial and digital supplies. LG Chem is at the moment one of many largest lithium-ion battery producers on the earth, and produces batteries for world carmakers.
About L&F Co. Ltd.
L&F Co., Ltd. develops and manufactures battery supplies, and markets its merchandise all through Korea. The Firm produces and sells cathode lively supplies to LG Chem as tier one provider.
About Pan Andean Minerals Ltd.
Pan Andean Minerals Ltd. is Vancouver-based junior useful resource firm centered on battery metals exploration in North America. The Firm has staked new mining claims in Golden, BC, alongside a strike with a quartzite mattress, focusing on silica within the quartzites for a complete of 467 hectares. The Firm focuses on exploring and producing silicon, which, when added to anode supplies within the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries, gives enhancements in capability and effectivity over lithium-ion batteries utilizing graphite of their anode supplies. The Firm intends to change into an built-in silicon producer and anode supplies provider to the electrical automobile business. For extra info, please go to the Firm’s web site at: https://www.panandeanminerals.com/.
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