Denise Gray

President, LG Chem Michigan Inc. Tech Center

Ms. Gray is currently president of LG Chem Michigan Inc. Tech Center in Troy, Michigan overseeing the North American subsidiary of South Korean LG Chem Ltd., one of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery manufacturers. Prior to that she was President and Chief Executive Officer of LG Chem Power, Inc., a company focused on bringing lithium-ion polymer battery technology to North America for applications in the automotive and commercial markets from September 2015 until March 2018.

From March 2013 until September 2015 she was Vice President, Powertrain Electrification at AVL List GMBH in Graz, Austria and North America.  She also spent 30 years at General Motors in roles of increasing responsibility including heading up Global Battery Systems Engineering where she was recognized as “the battery czar,” and a driving force behind General Motors’ Chevrolet Volt vehicle.


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