Orocobre Limited Appoints New Director

Orocobre Limited (ORE: ASX ORL: TSX) (Orocobre or the Company) is pleased to 
announce the appointment of Mr Masaharu Katayama from Toyota Tsusho Corporation 
(TTC) to its Board of Directors effective today.

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This appointment follows the strategic placement of Orocobre shares to TTC (ASX 
announcement 16 January 2018), under the terms of which TTC is entitled to 
appoint a representative to the Orocobre Board of Directors.

Orocobre Chairman, Mr Rob Hubbard, said "We are pleased to welcome Mr Katayama 
to the Orocobre Board, he brings a wealth of talent and corporate experience 
with him from his role as General Manager of Resource Development with TTC. 

Mr Katayama's career has included risk management, resource development and 
marketing strategy development with exposure to a variety of industries 
throughout India, Canada, Morocco, France, Vietnam and Japan. All of this 
experience will be invaluable to Orocobre as we continue to expand our global 

"Lithium plays a critical role in the renewable energy sector which is set to 
experience significant growth through the electrification of transport and 
adoption of energy storage systems," Mr Katayama commented. "Toyota Motors will 
market more than 10 all-electric vehicle models globally by the early 2020s, so 
having a secure supply of lithium is essential."

Mr Katayama graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from Kobe University in 1987 and 
he has been working for TTC since 2005. Mr Katayama's appointment to the 
Orocobre Board comes after a 15% strategic placement to TTC was finalised on 28 

For more information please contact: 

Andrew Barber
Investor Relations Manager
T: +61 7 3871 3985 
M: +61 418 783 701                          

About Orocobre Limited 
Orocobre Limited (Orocobre) is a dynamic global lithium carbonate supplier and 
an established producer of boron. Orocobre is dual listed on the Australia and 
Toronto Stock Exchanges (ASX: ORE, TSX: ORL). Orocobre's operations include its 
Oloroso Lithium Facility in Northern Argentina, Borax Argentina, an established 
Argentine boron minerals and refined chemicals producer and a 33% interest in 
Advantage Lithium.

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SOURCE: Orocobre Limited