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John Stocco Recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for Excellence in Mining and Metals

With over 30 years of practiced expertise, Mr. Stocco is honoured for his professional longevity

    PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, July 9, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- John Stocco, Global Director Iron Ore for the Business Unit at Hatch Associates, has been recognised by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in mining and metals.

For the past 30 years, Mr. Stocco has worked in the mining and metals industry in a variety of capacities. Immediately prior to his current role, he worked for GHD, an Australian engineering consulting firm for over 15 years. During his breadth of experience in his chosen field, Mr. Stocco has developed extensive knowledge in mining and metals, as well as industry know-how regarding consulting, information technology services, process and engineering. In January 2010, he joined Hatch Associates, as the Australasian Iron Ore Director and in late 2011 took on the combined Australasian and Global Director Iron Ore role with a direct responsibility for the iron ore business unit.

Hatch Associates provides technical and strategic services to clients throughout Australia and internationally. Serving more than 150 countries around the globe, the employee-owned company provides engineering, project and construction management services, process and business consulting and operational services to the mining, metallurgical, energy and infrastructure industries. With staff in excess of 11,000 and more than 65 offices worldwide, Hatch Associates currently reigns as a leader in the mining and metals industry. Mr. Stocco's key responsibility is as managing director for the Hatch global iron ore business across the Americas, Australasia and African continents. His focus is on development of client relationships, winning strategies, revenue building with responsibility for the development of strong and credible teams. Mr. Stocco has differentiated capabilities both within the iron ore Business Unit and is fully aligned with the other Hatch service offerings of infrastructure and energy for the iron ore client base.

As a managing director, Mr. Stocco handles and coordinates all aspects of business development in the iron ore sector for the company, including creating strategies and overseeing projects. His educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from the University of Western Australia which has enabled the skills for process development, project and construction management. As a qualified engineer, Mr. Stocco has acquired a skill set for project direction, contract administration, and commission of mineral processing plants. He exemplifies traits of a leader who confidently leads and coordinates process and engineering design teams for greenfield and brownfield projects, demonstrating strength in project execution, strategy development, and staff management. Regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Stocco is often sought after for advice regarding mining, feasibility studies, and mineral processing. Ever eager to continue excelling and receiving promotion in his industry, he plans to network and consult with professionals worldwide to maintain awareness of changes in his field.

Mr. Stocco is a member of The Institution of Engineers Australia, the Australian Institute of Project Management, the College of Mechanical Engineers Australia, and the Australian Society of Bulk Solids Handling. In his free time, he enjoys spending time at the gym, sporting activities and relaxing with family.

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About Worldwide Who's Who
With over 500,000 members representing every major industry, Worldwide Who's Who is a powerful networking resource that enables professionals to outshine their competition, in part through effective branding and marketing. Worldwide Who's Who employs similar public relations techniques to those utilized by Fortune 500 companies, making them cost-effective for members who seek to take advantage of its career enhancement and business advancement services.

Worldwide Who's Who membership provides individuals with a valuable third-party endorsement of their accomplishments, and gives them the tools needed to brand themselves and their businesses effectively. In addition to publishing biographies in print and electronic form, it offers an online networking platform where members can establish new professional relationships.

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