Vesuvius appoints Carla Bailo to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  Vesuvius plc (LON: VSVS), a global leader in molten metal flow engineering and technology, today announced the appointment of Carla Bailo to its Board as a Non-executive Director effective from 1 February 2023.

“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Carla Bailo as a new Independent Non-executive Director of Vesuvius. Carla is a very experienced engineer and general product manager, with a strong research and development background gained in the automotive industry. Alongside her international experience she also brings with her extensive knowledge of US markets. With this background Carla is a most valuable addition to the Board.” said Board Chairman, Carl-Peter Forster.

The Company also announced that Jane Hinkley will step down from the Board at the AGM.

About Carla Bailo

Carla Bailo joins the Board as an additional Independent Non-executive Director and will serve on the Audit, Remuneration, and Nomination Committees. Carla is an engineer with more than 40 years experience in the automotive industry. She has spent the past five years serving as President and CEO of the Center for Automotive Research in the USA, a position she stepped down from at the end of September 2022. She currently serves as a non-executive Director on EVe Mobility Acquisition Corp., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., and SM Energy Company. Before joining CAR, Carla was Assistant VP for Mobility Research and Business Development at The Ohio State University. She spent 25 years working at the Nissan Motor Company where she served in a variety of senior management and engineering roles, culminating as SVP of Research and Development, Americas, and Total Customer Satisfaction. Carla also spent 10 years earlier in her career with General Motors.

About Vesuvius plc

Vesuvius is a global leader in molten metal flow engineering and technology principally serving process industries operating in challenging high-temperature conditions.

We develop innovative and customized solutions, often used in extremely demanding industrial environments, which enable our customers to make their manufacturing processes safer, more efficient, and more sustainable. These include flow control solutions, advanced refractories, and other consumable products, and increasingly, related technical services including data capture.

We have a worldwide presence. We serve our customers through a network of cost-efficient manufacturing plants located close to their facilities, and embed our industry experts within their operations, who are all supported by our global technology centers.

Our core competitive strengths are our market and technology leadership, strong customer relationships, well-established presence in developing markets, and our global reach, all of which facilitate the expansion of our addressable markets.

Our ultimate goal is to create value for our customers and to deliver sustainable, profitable growth for our shareholders giving a superior return on their investment whilst providing each of our employees with a safe workplace where they are recognized, developed, and properly rewarded.

We think beyond today to create solutions that will shape the future for everyone.

For more information: https://www.vesuvius.com/en

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