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Tamer Eid.

FLSmidth has elected regional presidents for Australia and South America and confirmed the start date of the incoming region president for India.

Tamer Eid has been named as the new president for the Australia region, effective September 14.

Over his career, Eid has held various senior executive and technical roles in the mining and oil and gas sectors.

He has also led international service businesses that directly supported the production assets of the world’s leading mining and oil and gas companies.

Along with his MBA and mechanical engineering degree, Eid brings with him extensive experience within the resources industry, having worked many years with Weir in the United States and United Kingdom and in various senior roles within Outotec.

Eid’s experience covers key areas including capital sales and aftermarket. He will be based out of FLSmidth’s Welshpool facility in Perth.

Claudio Garcia Bernal, who has served as acting president for the South America region since April, has been handed the role on a permanent basis.

Ramanathan Chandran, who was appointed president for the subcontinental India region in August, will start his role on September 4.

Chandran joins from Minerals Technologies where he was vice president (Minteq Asia) and managing director (Minerals Technologies India).