Hydro appoints CFO Kallevik as interim bauxite, alumina head amid Alunorte disruption

Hydro chief financial officer Eivind Kallevik has been appointed interim head of bauxite and alumina amid the company’s disrupted operations and a force majeure at its Alunorte alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil.

Kallevik held the position as head of finance for bauxite and alumina in Brazil for two years before becoming CFO in 2013. He also led the bauxite and alumina division for an interim period in 2016.
Kallevik temporarily replaces Silvio Porto in the role and continues his position as CFO, Hydro said on Monday March 5.

In addition, Hydro chief executive officer Svein Richard Brandtzæg will commission an independent review of Alunorte by an environmental consultancy, and has announced measures to...


Charlotte Radford

March 05, 2018

12:03 GMT