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Osler partner Fraser joins board of Lithium America

Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 1:13 PM | By Carolyn Gruske


Lithium America has named Jean M. Fraser as an independent director on its board of directors.

Fraser, a partner with Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, specializes in corporate law and advises public and private businesses about mergers and acquisitions, financing and corporate governance matters. She is a member of the senior securities advisory group to the chair of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and a past member of the OSC's policy advisory committee.

“Ms. Fraser is a highly regarded corporate counsel and expert in the area of corporate governance. She brings a wide array of business experience, and we are very pleased to welcome her to the board of Lithium Americas,” said Lithium America chair George Ireland.

Based in Vancouver, Lithium America is co-developing a lithium project in Argentina and owns both the Lithium Nevada Project and RheoMinerals Inc., a supplier of rheology modifiers for oil-based drilling fluids, coatings and specialty chemicals.