“Tadeu has played an important role in leading the aluminium industry and Novelis over the course of his career,” said Steve Fisher, Interim President and CEO, Novelis. “He has strengthened global industry alignment and best practice sharing throughout key regions of the world, and we are honoured to have him as a valued leader at Novelis.”

Nardocci was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions and dedication to advancing the aluminium industry globally over the past three decades. Prior to his current role, he served as President of Novelis Europe, Senior Vice President of Global Strategy and R&D, and Managing Director of Alcom (Aluminium Company of Malaysia), among other roles. His commitment to advancing the industry is exemplified in his role as Chairman of the European Aluminium Association (EAA) Board in 2011 and 2012 and Vice President of the Brazilian Aluminium Association (ABAL) in 2008, providing strategic direction for the industry on two continents.

Novelis also was honoured as a finalist for the Recycling Leadership Award for its industry-leading recycling programme, the Breakthrough Innovation of the Year for its state-of-the-art automotive sheet finishing lines in Oswego, New York, USA and Changzhou, China and the Corporate Social Responsibility Award.