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Alberto Fabrini named new Bauxite & Alumina leader

Alberto Fabrini has been appointed the new executive vice president of the Bauxite & amp; Alumina at Norsk Hydro ASA. The appointment of Fabrini, currently senior vice president of Operations for the Bauxite & amp; Alumina, will take effect from June 1, 2014.

"Being Brazilian and having international experience, in addition to an impressive operational history in the entire aluminum production chain, Fabrini has the desired profile for this high position at Bauxita & amp; Alumina", says the executive president of Hydro , Svein Richard Brandtzæg.

"After the integration of Brazilian businesses in Hydro, we have turned our efforts and skills towards stabilizing and improving our production of high quality bauxite and alumina and reducing costs. Based on previous achievements, Fabrini has a solid track record platform to lead the desired improvements and raise production to a higher level ", comments Brandtzæg.

With training in mechanical engineering and global and environmental management, Fabrini has extensive experience in the aluminum industry, including management positions at national and international level in the areas of bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminum smelting.

Johnny Undeli, currently executive vice president of Bauxita & amp; Alumina, will assume, after 36 years at Hydro, the position of special advisor to the executive president. Undeli has held several management positions at Hydro, especially in the Extruded Products area, which he directed before being transferred to the Bauxite & amp; Alumina, after the acquisition of Vale.

Fabrini will be part of the board of directors and, at the same time, will assume the executive vice-presidency and the direction of Bauxita & amp; Alumina.

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