About Vale

Board of Directors

Corporate Charter

The Board of Directors follows a corporate charter in order to regulate its operation, as well as the relationship between the Board and other governing bodies of the Company.

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The Board of Directors is responsible for defining the company's policies and general guidelines, for examining the plans and projects proposed by the Executive Board, and f​or evaluating the results.

The Board of Directors holds regularly scheduled meetings on a monthly basis and holds additional meetings when called by its chairman, vice-chairman or any two directors. Decisions of the Board of Directors require ​a quorum of a majority of the directors and are taken by majority vote.​


Board of Directors
José Luciano Duarte Penido - President
Fernando Jorge Buso Gomes - Vice-President
Daniel André Stieler
Eduardo de Oliveira Rodrigues Filho
Ken Yasuhara
Lucio Azevedo
Marcelo Gasparino da Silva
Mauro Gentile Rodrigues da Cunha
Murilo Cesar Lemos dos Santos Passos
Manuel Lino Silva de Sousa Oliveira
Rachel de Oliveira Maia
Roberto da Cunha Castello Branco
Roger Allan Downey

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