John Macken has been appointed as chairman of the board of directors for Western Lithium USA Corp. of Reno.
Macken succeeds Edward Flood, who resigned.
Macken has served on the board since January, of 2008. He also acted as president of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. between December 2003 and April 2012 and as chief executive officer of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. He also was senior vice president of strategic planning at Freeport McMoran.
Industrial brokers: With preleasing at all-time highs, finding adequate space will be a major challenge in 2021 across Northern Nevada
With industrial real estate vacancy dipping under 5% in Greater Reno-Sparks at the end of 2020, leasing space in the new year will be similar to buying a home in Northern Nevada — expect multiple offers from tenants competing for the same space, industrial brokers say.