Jennifer Moris to join Liontown Resources’ Board at AGM

Jennifer Moris to join Liontown Resources' Board at AGM

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Liontown Resources Limited announced that highly-regarded company director Jennifer Morris has agreed to join the Company’s Board and seek election as an independent Non-Executive Director at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 24 November 2021.

The appointment will add further experience, independence and diversity to Liontown’s Board as it continues on its rapid growth trajectory to become a leading global battery materials producer through the development of its world-class Kathleen Valley Lithium-Tantalum Project in Western Australia.

Jennifer Morris is an accomplished corporate executive and non-executive director and is currently a non-executive Director of ASX-listed iron ore producer Fortescue Metals Group Ltd and copper producer Sandfire Resources Ltd (ASX: SFR), as well as a Commissioner of the Australian Sports Commission.

A former partner at the global professional services firm Deloitte where her career spanned more than 10 years working across the mining, government and transport sectors, Ms Morris was also previously a Senior Marketing Analyst for Rio Tinto Iron Ore.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Journalism) from Curtin University (and a member of the Vice Chancellor’s List), is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of Leadership WA. Her experience includes advising corporations on strategy development, governance controls, business transformation, the embedding of environment, social and governance related policies, human capital strategies including the development of leadership and understanding of high-performance environments.

Prior to her business career, Jennifer Morris was a member and co-captain of the Australian Women’s Hockey Team which won Olympic gold medals at both Atlanta in 1996 and Sydney in 2000. In 1997, she was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

In addition to her role as Non-Executive Director of the Company, Ms Morris will also be appointed Chair of the Company’s Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

She will be considered asan independent Director upon joining the Board.

Liontown Chairman, Tim Goyder, said: “We are delighted that Jennifer has agreed to join the Liontown Board at an exciting time in the development of the Kathleen Valley Lithium Project.

Her vast experience in understanding and building high-performance teams, embedding ESG strategies and overall governance controls, will be invaluable to Liontown as we build the foundations of a world-class battery materials company.”

“We have made a commitment to doing things right from the start at Liontown, and I’ve no doubt that Jennifer Moris will make an outstanding contribution to help us build the systems and processes we need for long-term success. We look forward to her joining the Company next month.”

Commenting on her proposed appointment, Ms Morris said: “I am passionate about companies embracing their ESG commitments and helping Boards to embed this within their business.

I am equally passionate about the advantages a genuine team environment can deliver in terms of achieving extraordinary outcomes for the organisation and its people and their engagement.

Liontown is at the start of their journey, and I am looking forward to sharing my experience with the Board, the Executive and the growing Liontown team.”

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