SÃO PAULO/HOUSTON – Votorantim Metais and its affiliate U.S. Zinc announced key changes to the company’s leadership team. Rodrigo Daud will serve as Chief Commercial Officer for Votorantim Metais, and Tracy Baugh has been promoted to President of U.S. Zinc. The new assignments are effective immediately.

In his new role, Daud will be filling a newly created position that will focus Votorantim Metais’ global growth efforts in zinc, nickel and copper, and in particular, the concentrate markets. Daud will remain on as Chairman of the Board for U.S. Zinc. The 16-year veteran of Votorantim companies had served as U.S. Zinc’s President since 2012.

Baugh, the former Executive Vice President Commercial for U.S. Zinc, will be responsible for leading the global operations and results of U.S. Zinc as a whole. Since joining the company in 2011, Baugh has been responsible for the sales, procurement and market development areas of U.S. Zinc’s business. A search for Baugh’s replacement will begin immediately.