(img: Eduardo Bartolomeo, Claudio de Oliveira Alves, Mark Travers)

Vale SA Chief Executive Fabio Schvartsman lso has resigned, as well as Gerd Peter Poppinga, executive director of ferrous and coal, Lucio Flavio Gallon Cavalli, head of planning and development of ferrous and coal, and Silmar Magalhães Silva, head of operations of the Southeast corridor. Eduardo Bartolomeo was appointed interim CEO. Bartolomeo has 10 years of experience in Vale, having previously held the position of executive director of logistics, integrated operations of bulk commodities, and most recently as executive director of base metals. Claudio de Oliveira Alves, current head of pellet and manganese, will hold the interim position of executive director of ferrous and coal and Mark Travers, head of legal, institutional relations and sustainability of base metals, will hold the interim position of executive director of base metals.