Jonathan Evans serves at the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lithium Americas Corporation (NYSE: LAC); a company currently bringing to market two world-class lithium resources located in Argentina and in Nevada, USA. Formerly he was the Chief Operating Officer of Diversitech, a portfolio company of the private equity firm Permira. Jon has more than 25 years of operations and executive management experience across businesses of various sizes and industries. Before joining DiversiTech he was the EVP of Global Operations and Supply Chain and later the interim President/CEO at Arysta LifeScience, a $2B+ global agrochemical manufacturer formerly owned by the private equity firm Permira. Prior to that, he served as the president and general manager for the Lithium Division at FMC Corporation, a leading global lithium supplier. Evans spent more than a decade with General Electric in the earlier part of his career in various global supply chain and executive management roles in their Advanced Materials and Plastics businesses. After earning a bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University, Evans served in the United States Army as an Armor/Cavalry officer. He subsequently earned a master’s of science in business from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.