Aperam appoints NEW COO

Aperam appointed Frederico Ayres Lima as COO – Stainless & Electrical Steel South America, effective 1 December 2014, following the resignation of Clenio Guimarães who is pursuing other opportunities.

Philippe Darmayan, CEO of Aperam said: “We are convinced that Frederico will lead our Brazilian operations into its next phase of development and growth with a particular focus on customers, innovation and top line. His 18 years of leadership experience in the stainless steel industry and in the commercial area has prepared him well for this task.”

Frederico Ayres Lima (42) currently holds the position of commercial director of Aperam Stainless & Electrical Steel South America since 2009. He has 18 years of experience in the stainless steel industry, having held a number of positions in Brazil and in Europe in cost efficiency, technical assistance, production, logistics, trading and commercial.

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