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Vale on its interim Chief Executive Officer
Rio de Janeiro, March 4th, 2019 - Vale S.A. (Vale) shares, in addition to the press release dated March 2nd, 2019, more information about the executive Eduardo Bartolomeo, appointed as Vales interim Chief Executive Officer by its Board of Directors.
Eduardo Bartolomeo is a senior executive with solid experience in integrated operations of bulk commodities, supply chain, and business turnaround. He has experience in leading complex operations and establishing a culture of operational excellence.
Eduardo Bartolomeo has 10 years of experience in Vale, having previously held the position of Executive Director of Logistics, Integrated Operations of Bulk Commodities (iron ore, coal and manganese) and most recently as Executive Director of Base Metals. He was also a member of Vales Board of Directors, Financial Committee and Governance, Compliance and Risk Committee between 2016 and 2017.
He worked at Ambev from 1994 to 2003, having served in executive positions, the last one being Operations Director. He has also experience as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member in other companies.
The choice of Eduardo Bartolomeo, Vales most experienced Executive Director and with a solid career inside and outside the Company, followed the Companys succession process in accordance to the interim succession plan previously discussed by the Board of Directors. The choice is aligned with the goal of bringing a senior executive to ensure stability to Vales operations, continuity of the indemnification process, repair and mitigation of the effects of the rupture of Dam I of the Córrego do Feijão mine.
Eduardo Bartolomeo, recognized for accumulating different experiences whilst having great knowledge of Vales business, will maintain an open and transparent dialogue with the various stakeholders of the company.
For further information, please contact:
Andre Figueiredo: firstname.lastname@example.org
Andre Werner: email@example.com
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Samir Bassil: firstname.lastname@example.org
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This press release may include statements that present Vales expectations about future events or results. All statements, when based upon expectations about the future, involve various risks and uncertainties. Vale cannot guarantee that such statements will prove correct. These risks and uncertainties include factors related to the following: (a) the countries where we operate, especially Brazil and Canada; (b) the global economy; (c) the capital markets; (d) the mining and metals prices and their dependence on global industrial production, which is cyclical by nature; and (e) global competition in the markets in which Vale operates. To obtain further information on factors that may lead to results different from those forecast by Vale, please consult the reports Vale files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Brazilian Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (CVM), and the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), and in particular the factors discussed under Forward-Looking Statements and Risk Factors in Vales annual report on Form 20-F.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
/s/ André Figueiredo
Date: March 4th, 2019
Director of Investor Relations