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For the third year in a row, Vale's Investor Relations area wins 2017 Latin America Executive Team Award

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Vale is in the ranking of best companies and professionals in the Investor Relations area in Latin America. For the third year in a row, the mining company earned the 2017 Latin America Executive Team award, granted by the American magazine Institutional Investor, in the Metals & Mining category, on August 29th.

The company was awarded in the categories best CEO, for Chief Executive Officer Fabio Schvartsman, CFO, for Finance and Investor Relations Executive Director, Luciano Siani Pires, and Best Investor Relations Professional, for the Controller's and Investor Relations Officer, Rogério Nogueira. It also won in the categories Best Analyst and Investor Days and Best Website and IR Team. The winners were chosen by the vote of 764 market analysts and investors, representing 333 companies.

"Receiving this award for the third time in a row and, more than that, being ahead of all other mining companies in all categories is an important recognition of the commitment, effort, and competence of our IR team. We are happy with this acknowledgment from the market," says André Figueiredo, Vale's Investor Relations Executive Manager.

The selection was made based on criteria like corporate governance, including accessibility of board members and the top management, the quick and full response to requests, the feasibility of quick and strict disclosure of key financial information, and a well-informed investor relations area.

About the award

Every year, Institutional Investor Magazine carries out a poll of investors and market analysts to rank the best CEOs, CFOs and Investor Relations professionals in Latin America in each business segment.

In its sixth decade, Institutional Investor is deemed as one of the world's most important financial magazines, due to its innovative journalism and incisive articles. The magazine also offers a series of proprietary surveys and rankings that became an industry reference.

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For the third year in a row, Vale's Investor Relations area wins 2017 Latin America Executive Team Award