UC RUSAL announces new appointment
by United Company RUSAL 06 Oct 14:14
Moscow, 5 October 2010 – UC RUSAL (HKSE: 486, Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL), the world’s largest aluminium producer, announces the appointment of Ulrich Schridde as the Director of the European Sales.
Ulrich Schridde, who previously was Director for Metal Management in Europe at Novelis AG, will be responsible for leading and developing RUSAL’s European sales portfolio. He will report to Steve Hodgson who heads the International Sales Directorate.
This appointment is part of a comprehensive restructure of the sales organisation to create and support regional sales teams within the International Sales Directorate of RUSAL, with a focus on improving customer service and further development of its product portfolio. Further announcements will be made in due course.
Ulrich Schridde has about 20 years of experience in the metals and mining industry. Prior to joining RUSAL he worked as Director for Metal Management in Europe at Novelis AG. In 2001-2007 Ulrich Schridde was Director for Metal Management at Alcan Europe where he previously held several senior positions in sales and marketing. Ulrich Schridde started his career at Novelis AG (formerly Alcan Deutschland GmbH) in 1981. Ulrich Schridde was born in 1955. He holds a diploma in Business administration from Georg-August University (Gottingen, Germany).
UC RUSAL (www.rusal.com) is the world’s largest producer of aluminium, in 2009 accounting for approximately 10% and 10% of global production of aluminium and alumina, respectively. UC RUSAL employs about 76,000 people in 19 countries, across 5 continents. UC RUSAL markets and sells its products primarily in the European, Japanese, Korean, South East Asian, Chinese and North American markets. UC RUSAL’s ordinary shares are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock code: 486) and global depositary shares representing UC RUSAL’s ordinary shares are listed on the professional compartment of Euronext Paris (RUSAL for Reg S GDSs and RUAL for Rule 144A GDSs).
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