Brazilian iron ore miner Vale changes chairman of board

miércoles 24 de febrero de 2016 17:36 GYT

SAO PAULO Feb 24 (Reuters) - Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Wednesday its current chairman of the board Dan Antonio Marinho was being replaced by Gueitiro Matsuo Genso, currently president of pension fund Previ.

Vale said in a securities filing that the change is a "natural transition that reinforces Vale's strategic direction and its short- and medium-term initiatives." (Reporting by Marcelo Teixeira; Editing by David Gregorio)