Australian lithium producer Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS) has appointed Luke Bortoli as its CFO (Chief Financial Officer).

Mr Bortoli has previously worked as CFO of Afterpay, and has also held roles at Aristocrat Leisure (ASX:ALL).

As CFO, Bortoli will oversee all financial aspects of Pilbara Minerals and work with the Executive team to implement and accelerate the company's growth strategy.

The company's share price closed up 1% today.