The appointment continues to reflect the corporate requirements and evolution of the board of Infinity with regards to advancing the San Jose Lithium Project in Extremadura, Spain.
Benjumea brings extensive business networks and corporate experience to the role with more than 30 years’ on the board of listed Spanish company Abengoa and has been instrumental in the development of major projects in more than 60 countries.
“Wealth of experience”
Managing director Ryan Parkin said: “Infinity is delighted to announce the appointment of Felipe to the board as he demonstrates a clear progression of the company’s commitment to the San Jose Lithium Project in Spain and European Commission objectives.
“Felipe brings a wealth of experience leading organisational change and long-term success in equity capital markets, project development, plant design and innovation across a range of industries in the renewable energy space.
“We are excited to have Felipe on board as we enter our next stages of the project.”
Renewable energy dedication
Benjumea’s dedication in the renewable and alternative energy sectors include leading Abengoa over a multi-decade term as president and CEO.
He has expertise in public affairs, equity capital markets, project financing and integrating industrial development projects through the design, construction, operation and maintenance of plant.
Furthermore, Infinity will benefit from Mr Benjumea’s strategic perspectives in the management of stakeholders, administration and legal matters relevant to the Project in Spain and the European Union.
Benjumea said: “I look forward to the challenge of contributing to the creation of this new industrial axis for Spain and Europe together with a team with such extensive experience such as the board of directors of Infinity Lithium.”
This appointment reinforces the company’s evolution in aligning key management and the Board in Europe.
Infinity Lithium continues to align the project to potential European offtake and technology partners in line with the strategic objectives of the European Commission and the European Battery Alliance.