IRON and STEEL
According to the latest reports, global body World Steel Association (WSA) today has elected JSW Steel CMD Sajjan Jindal as its treasurer whereas Tata Stee MD T V Narendran is appointed one of its members. Indian-origin L N Mittal, Chief of Arcelor Mittal will also be joining WSA as its member.
WSA has elected Andre Johannpeter, Executive VC of Gerdau S A, as the Chairman of the body. YU Yong (Chairman HBIS Group) and Kosei Shindo (Representative Director, Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corporation) have been elected to the post of Vice-Chairman.
Wolfgang Eder of voestalpine AG, John Ferriola of Nucor Corporation and Koji Kakigi of JFE Steel Corporation were elected to the committee as members.
The Worldsteel has elected a 13-member Executive Committee. Alexey Mordashov of Severstal (PAO), Roger Newport of AK Steel Corporation, Paolo Rocca of Techint Group and Edwin Basson from the Worldsteel have been elected to the executive committee.
The new officers have been appointed at the Worldsteel General Assembly in Tokyo, Japan for the tenure of one year 2018-19.
Worldsteel members represent approximately 85% of the world's steel production, including over 160 steel producers with 9 of the 10 largest steel companies, national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes