Barbara Fochtman

Chief Operations and Engineering Officer

At Livent, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We provide industry-leading expertise and safe, reliable, supply of high-quality lithium products.”


Barbara Ann Fochtman is Chief Operations and Engineering Officer. She has 25 years of experience across Operations, Supply Chain and Procurement, primarily at FMC where she held positions such as Plant Manager, Sales and Operations Planning Director and Procurement Director.

Barbara earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and an Executive Masters of Business Administration from Jacksonville University.