worldsteel elects new officers and welcomes new members
by Hans Diederichs
The Board of Directors of the World Steel Association (worldsteel) yesterday elected the following new officers for 2019/2020 at the worldsteel General Assembly in Monterrey.
The new officers are elected for a one-year period:
Chairman - YU Yong, Chairman, HBIS Group Co., Ltd.
Vice Chairman - Sajjan JINDAL,
Chairman and Managing Director, JSW Steel Limited
Vice Chairman - André JOHANNPETER,
Executive Vice Chairman, Gerdau S.A.
Treasurer – Roger NEWPORT, Chief Executive Officer, AK Steel
The Board of Directors also elected the 2019/20 Executive Committee:
CHEN Derong, Chairman of the Board, China Baowu Steel Group Corporation Limited
Jeong-Woo CHOI, Chief Executive Officer, POSCO
Eiji HASHIMOTO, Representative Director and President, Nippon Steel Corporation
Sajjan JINDAL, Chairman and Managing Director, JSW Steel Limited
André JOHANNPETER, Executive Vice Chairman, Gerdau S.A.
Koji KAKIGI, President and CEO, JFE Steel Corporation
Lakshmi MITTAL, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, ArcelorMittal
Alexey MORDASHOV, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Severstal (PAO)
Thachat Viswanath NARENDRAN, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Tata Steel Limited Roger NEWPORT, Chief Executive Officer, AK Steel Corporation
Paolo ROCCA, President and CEO, Techint Group
Leon TOPALIAN, President and Chief Operating Officer, Nucor Corporation
YU Yong, Chairman, - HBIS Group Co., Ltd.
Edwin BASSON, Director General, World Steel Association (worldsteel)
The Board of Directors also welcomed the following steel producers as regular worldsteel members:
Algerian Qatari Steel (Algeria) represented by Yousef Ahmed AL-MUHANNAD
AZA (Chile) represented by Hermann VON MUHLENBROCK
Big River Steel (U.S.A.) represented by David STICKLER
Chelyabinsk Pipe Plant PJSC (Russian Federation) represented by Boris KOVALENKOV
RL Steels and Energy Limited (India) represented by Nitin Narendrakumar GUPTA
The following are welcomed as affiliated members:
Chermet Corporation (Russian Federation) represented by Yury MISHIN
JPC: Joint Plant Committee (India) represented by Ranjan BANDYOPADHYAY
NCSI: National Committee for Steel Industry (Saudi Arabia) represented by Mohammad AL JABR
Source and photo: World Steel Association