Please note the following organizational changes and promotions at Glencore XPS.

Wilson Pascheto, Manager Materials Technology, has lead the XPS Materials Group for over 10 years, adding value to Glencore and other clients operations and projects in the areas of asset integrity management, shutdown inspections, materials testing and failure analysis.  He is a leader in his field and over the last 25 years, has repeatedly demonstrated his commitment to our clients and organisation. 

I am pleased to announce Wilson will be taking on new responsibilities as Physical Asset Integrity Manager working with the Glencore Cu Group.  Wilson will remain an employee of XPS and Glencore Ni while contributing technically to the design and implementation of a Physical Asset Integrity Management Program at Glencore Cu’s metallurgical operations world-wide.   Wilson will be based at the XPS Technology Centre and continue to provide mentorship and support for the XPS Materials Group.

It also gives me great pleasure to announce the promotion and appointment of Dan Falcioni as Principal Engineer – Acting Manager, XPS Materials Technology.

Dan has over 15 years of experience in many facets of industrial mining and metallurgical technology and specifically materials engineering and maintenance support.  Dan first joined XPS as an EIT in 2004 and graduated into Materials Technology group where he began to build expertise in materials engineering.  Dan then joined Novenco Consultants Ltd. in 2012 where he continued to build expertise in refractory maintenance, specification and installation across a variety of industries including mining and pulp and paper.  Dan re-joined XPS in 2015 and continued his support of operations through acid plant inspections, wear and corrosion assessment, failure analysis, asset integrity and life cycle assessment.  Dan is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario and is a certified API 653 Storage Tank and API 936 Refractory Installation Inspector.  Dan will report to me and be the Materials Technology representative on the XPS management team. 

Please join me in congratulating Dan and Wilson on their new roles.   

Dominic Fragomeni
VP - XPS Expert Process Solutions
A Glencore Company