Lithium Americas welcomes Kelvin Dushnisky and Jinhee Magie to its Board of Directors

– CANADA, Vancouver –  Lithium Americas Corp. (TSX: LAC | NYSE: LAC) today announced the appointments of Kelvin Dushnisky and Jinhee Magie to its board of directors effective immediately.

“We are pleased to welcome Kelvin and Jinhee to our Board,” said Board Chairman, George Ireland. “Their knowledge and experience will be an excellent complement to the Board as we begin the transition from developer to operator.”

About Kelvin Dushnisky

Kelvin Dushnisky brings more than 25 years of global mining experience, with a focus on the execution of strategic priorities. Mr. Dushnisky was the CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. Before AngloGold, he was at Barrick Gold Corp. for 16 years, including serving as President and a member of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Dushnisky holds a B.Sc. (Hon.) degree from the University of Manitoba and M.Sc. and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association.

About Jinhee Magie

Jinhee Magie brings over 25 years of public company experience in senior finance roles, focused on acquisitions and divestitures, public and private equity fundraising, and public company reporting. Ms. Magie is currently the CFO and SVP of Lundin Mining Corporation. Before joining Lundin in 2008, her career started at Ernst & Young, and she was the Director of Corporate Compliance for LionOre Mining International Ltd.

Ms. Magie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

About Lithium Americas

Lithium Americas is a development-stage company with projects in Jujuy, Argentina, and Nevada, United States. The Company trades on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange, under the ticker symbol “LAC”.

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