With the closing 3 July 2012 of FLSmidth’s acquisition of Ludowici Limited, FLSmidth is announcing that it has appointed Patrick J. Largier (Fig.) as the senior vice president and head of the Asia-Pacific region for the Non-Ferrous Division. He will also continue as CEO of what is now known as FLSmidth Ludowici. Ludowici is a world leading provider of coal centrifuges, vibrating screens and complementary wear resistant products and services for the minerals industry. Headquartered in Brisbane/Australia, Ludowici is also expected to expand FLSmidth’s presence in this key mining region and in customer service operations.