Executive Shakeup At Cliffs Natural Resources

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources Board of Directors has appointed Lourenco Goncalves to the positions of Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Goncalves replaces Jim Kirsch who served as Chairman since July 2013, and Gary Halverson who served as CEO since February 2014.

Goncalves’ brings more than 30 years of experience in the metals and mining industries, as well as extensive Board experience in the United States and abroad.

In a statement from the company, Goncalves says he honored by the opportunity to lead Cliffs into its next chapter and is looking forward to working to refocus Cliffs on a new strategic path.

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