Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS), a global leader in molten metal flow engineering and technology, has announced the appointment of Dinggui Gao as a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 April 2021. Dinggui joins the Board as an Independent Non-executive Director and will serve on the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
Dinggui is currently Managing Director, China of Formel D Group, the German global service provider to the automotive and components supply industry. He joined the company in 2017. From 2013 to 2016 Dinggui served as Global President, Construction, at Sandvik AB. Dinggui has nearly 40 years of strong operational experience driving performance at a range of multinational companies including Bosch, Honeywell and Eagle Ottawa. He has a proven track record of leadership and international commercial experience. He will strengthen the Board with his strong focus on technology and his in-depth knowledge of Asian markets. Dinggui is a Chinese citizen.
John McDonough CBE, Chairman of Vesuvius, said:
“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Dinggui Gao as a new Independent Non-executive Director of Vesuvius. Dinggui brings extensive operational experience of Asian markets to the Board, which will be further strengthened by this new appointment.”