Clean Technology Canada

Li-Cycle appoints Abdelsalam Aldwikat as new VP of IT

November 10, 2021
By Canadian Manufacturing
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TORONTO — Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., a company involved in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and a lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, announced the appointment of Abdelsalam Aldwikat to the role of VP, Information Technology (IT), effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Aldwikat will oversee Li-Cycle’s global IT and enablement as the Company increases its investment in strategically leveraging IT across its business.

Mr. Aldwikat brings experience specializing in the strategic alignment of technology to corporate strategy, operations, business process improvement, and process automation. Mr. Aldwikat reports to Li-Cycle’s Chief Financial Officer, Bruce MacInnis.

“We are pleased to welcome Abdel to the Li-Cycle team as we aggressively scale our commercial lithium-ion battery recycling technologies,” said Mr. MacInnis. “We will increase our focus and investment into our IT department as a strategic enabler, as we continue to grow and deploy our technologies into new global markets. We look forward to leveraging Abdel’s experience and insights as he spearheads our IT initiatives.”

“Li-Cycle’s patented and proven commercial lithium-ion recycling technologies are critical to supporting the infrastructure required to support global electrification, sustainably,” said Mr. Aldwikat. “I am excited to play a significant role in growing the Company’s IT team and capabilities as it enters an exciting new chapter in its rapid growth trajectory.”

Prior to joining Li-Cycle, Mr. Aldwikat served as Chief Technology Officer of REVIVE Superfoods where he built, implemented, and transformed the company’s IT & technology strategy. Previously, he worked for Redline Communications Group, where he built the Information Systems (IS) and IT strategy, focused on improving the customers experience and productivity while reducing cost. Earlier on in his career, Mr. Aldwikat held a variety of roles related to IS and IT across several different industries.

Mr. Aldwikat acquired his Master of Science in Information & Computer Security from the New York Institute of Technology and BA in Information Technology.