Vesuvius appoints Italia Boninelli 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 Italia Boninelli to its Board as an independent Non-executive Director effective from 1 June 2024.

“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Italia Boninelli as a new independent Non-executive Director of Vesuvius. Italia is a very experienced HR practitioner with a broad range of international experience. I am pleased that the Board will be further strengthened by her appointment,” said board Chairman,  Carl-Peter Forster.

Italia Boninelli will join the Audit, Remuneration, and Nomination Committees.

The company also announced that Kath Durrant will step down from the Board effective from 31 July 2024.

About Italia Boninelli

Italia Boninelli is an HR executive, based in South Africa, who currently divides her time between consultancy, coaching, and mentoring activities. She has served as a strategic human resources director in a variety of industries (including mining, healthcare, and financial services), most recently at AngloGold Ashanti and Gold Fields Ltd. Her roles have included responsibility for employees across South Africa, Australia, the United States, UK, Germany, Belgium, Hong Kong and several Latin American countries. She served as a Non-executive Director on the board of Polymetal International PLC from 2019 until 2022.

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.


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