ISSFs new office bearers elected during ISSF23 in Chicago

Chicago, 23 May 2019. The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has elected new office bearers during the 23rd Annual Conference and Bernardo Velázquez, CEO of the Acerinox Group has been elected Chairman of the International Stainless Steel Forum.

Hitoshi Ito, Representative Director and President of NIPPON STEEL Stainless Steel Corporation, Timoteo Di Maulo, CEO of Aperam Group, Jeong, Tak, Senior Executive Vice President of POSCO and Roeland Baan, CEO of Outokumpu have been elected as Vice Chairmen. Clemens Iller of Schmolz+Bickenbach has been elected as Treasurer.

The following people were elected to the Board of ISSF:

Board Members:

  • Bernardo Velázquez, Acerinox
  • Timoteo Di Maulo, Aperam                
  • Shi Guo Min, Baosteel
  • Lucien Matthews, Columbus Stainless
  • Takeshi Ishiguro, Daido Steel
  • Masanori Ihara, JFE Steel
  • Cristobal Fuentes, North American Stainless
  • Hitoshi Ito, NIPPON STEEL Stainless Steel
  • Roeland Baan, Outokumpu
  • Jeong, Tak, POSCO
  • Clemens Iller, Schmolz+Bickenbach
  • Xiang Guangda, Tsingshan Group
  • John Rowe (until 30/09/2019), ISSF
  • Tim Collins (from 01/10/2019), ISSF
  • Dr. Edwin Basson, World Steel Association (ex officio)

The following Board Members were also elected to the ISSF Executive Committee and the ISSF Nominating Committee:

  • Bernardo Velázquez, Acerinox
  • Timoteo Di Maulo, Aperam                
  • Shi Guo Min, Baosteel
  • Hitoshi Ito, NIPPON STEEL Stainless Steel
  • Roeland Baan, Outokumpu
  • Jeong, Tak, POSCO
  • Clemens Iller, Schmolz+Bickenbach
  • Xiang Guangda, Tsingshan Group
  • John Rowe (until 30/09/2019), ISSF
  • Tim Collins (from 01/10/2019), ISSF

The ISSF Committee Chairmen are:

  • Market Development Committee – Olli-Matti Saksi (Outokumpu)
  • Long Products Committee – Thiery Crémailh (Schmolz+Bickenbach)
  • Economics & Statistics Committee – Shi, Guo Min (Baosteel)
  • Health, Safety and Environment Committee – Camilla Kaplin (Outokumpu)
  • Raw Materials Committee – Lucien Matthews (Columbus)

Published: 23/05/2019
Last modified: 23/05/2019

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