World steel body elects Sajjan Jindal as vice-chairman; TV Narendran, Lakshmi Mittal as members

  • The board has elected HBIS Group co-chairman Yu Yong as its chairman, the body said

  • Roger Newport, CEO, AK Steel, has been elected as treasurer of worldsteel

  • Worldsteel members represent approximately 85% of the world's steel production

New Delhi: Global body World Steel Association (worldsteel) on Wednesday said it has elected JSW Steel chairman and managing director (CMD) Sajjan Jindal as its vice-chairman.

The association has also appointed Tata Steel CEO and MD TV Narendran and ArcelorMittal Chief L N Mittal as its members.

 World steel body elects Sajjan Jindal as vice-chairman; TV Narendran, Lakshmi Mittal as members

Sajjan Jindal. Reuters

"The Board of Directors of the World Steel Association (worldsteel) on Tuesday elected...new officers for 2019/2020 at the worldsteel General Assembly in Monterrey. The new officers are elected for a one-year period," it said in a statement.

The board has elected HBIS Group co-chairman Yu Yong as its chairman, the body said.

Jindal and Andre Johannpeter, executive vice-chairman, Gerdau SA have been elected to the post of vice-chairman.

Roger Newport, CEO, AK Steel, has been elected as treasurer of worldsteel, the statement said.

The board also elected a 14-member executive committee.

Jindal, Newport, Yong and Johannpeter were also elected as members of the committee.

Tata Steel's TV Narendran and NRI steel baron Lakshmi Niwas Mittal were elected as members.

The body further said that it welcomes RL Steels and Energy Limited (India) as regular members and the Steel Ministry's Joint Plant Committee (JPC) as an affiliated member.

Worldsteel members represent approximately 85 percent of the world's steel production, including over 160 steel producers, national and regional steel industry associations and steel research institutes.

Updated Date: Oct 16, 2019 17:52:01 IST