Brazil: Walter Dissinger has resigned from Votorantim Cimentos. He will be succeeded as chief executive officer (CEO) by Marcelo Castelli on 1 February 2019. Dissinger will assist the succession in early 2019.
Dissinger has led the company for over five years. He has left to seek new ‘challenges.’ Votorantim said that the years during which the company was led by Dissinger were marked by client-focused management, innovation and a digital transformation. Among other projects, Dissinger played a role in the creation of the first loyalty platform within the construction materials industry, Juntos Somos Mais.
Castelli is an executive with a career of over 31 years. In 1997 he started working at VCP (Votorantim Celulose e Papel). Since then, he has held several executive positions and coordinated the merger of Aracruz and VCP, which created Fibria. At the company, Castelli was the executive officer of different areas, such as Forestry, Paper, Strategy, Supply, and since July 2011 he has been the company’s CEO.