Human Resources Officer, Health & Safety Officer, Sustainability & Energy Officer, Corporate Affairs Officer, Member of the Executive Board
Ms. Vania Lucia Chaves Somavilla serves as Human Resources Officer, Health Safety Officer, Sustainability Energy Officer, Corporationrationrate Affairs Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Vale SA since November 24, 2011She is also head of Corporationrationrate Affairs, Institutional Relations, Business Security and Communications areas. Vania has headed Human Resources and Corporationrationrate Services, in addition to Vale Foundation. She shaped her professional career at Vale, joining the company in 2001 as general manager for Energy Planning and Commercialization, and has occupied several other management posts. She is a civil engineering graduate from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, and obtained postgraduation in dam engineering from Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, in addition to an MBA in business finances at the IBMEC Business School, Brazil. Vania also participated in the MIT Transformational Leadership Program, USA, and the Mastering Leadership Program at IMD, Switzerland.
Age: 55 Executive Since 2011 MBA