Metso Minerals Names New President of Business Line

Thu April 10, 2008 - Midwest Edition

João Ney Prado Colagrossi Filho will take up the positions of president, construction business line and member of the Metso Minerals executive team May 1.

He will report to Matti Kähkönen, president of Metso Minerals.

Colagrossi, a Brazilian citizen, has held senior management positions in Metso Minerals’ sales and supply operations in the South American market since 1979. In recent years, he has been responsible for the company’s mining, construction and recycling businesses in the South American market. He also has played a strong role in strategy development for Metso Minerals Services.

“João Ney’s impressive track record in leading our South American business, his strong customer orientation and service mindset make him the ideal person to lead our construction business line. His leadership skills and vision will enable Metso Minerals to continue expanding our services and equipment portfolio to serve the global construction sector even better,” said Kähkönen.

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