Anglo AmericanPlc said May 9 that it has appointed Ruben Fernandes CEO ofits Brazilian operations.
In addition to his current role as chief of the company'snickel, niobium and phosphates businesses, Fernandes will also head Anglo'sBrazil iron ore business, effective June 20. Thecompany owns and operates the Minas Rio iron ore mine in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Fernandes is replacing interim CEO Pedro Borrego.
Borrego will assist Fernandes with the transition beforetaking up a new role based at Anglo American's London headquarters.