ISSFs new office bearers elected during ISSF19 in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, 21 May 2015. The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has elected new office bearers during the organisation’s 19th Annual Conference (ISSF-19) which is being held in Hong Kong on 20 and 21 May

Mika Seitovirta, Chief Executive Officer of Outokumpu, has been elected as the new Chairman of the International Stainless Steel Forum to serve for a period of two years.

Bernardo Velázquez, CEO of Acerinox Group, Tim Di Maulo, CEO of Aperam and Oh, In-Hwan, Head of POSCO’s Steel Division have been elected as Vice Chairmen. Clemens Iller of Schmolz+Bickenbach has been elected as the Treasurer.

The Board of ISSF is elected for one year and comprises:

  • Bernardo Velázquez - Acerinox
  • Philippe Darmayan - Aperam
  • Timoteo Di Maulo - Aperam
  • Lucia Morselli - AST
  • Hu Xuefa - Baosteel
  • Lucien Matthews - Columbus Stainless
  • Tadashi Shimao - Daido Steel
  • Takafumi Nishiuma - JFE
  • Rattan Jindal - Jindal Stainless
  • Hitoshi Ito - NSSC
  • Toshinori Miki - Nisshin Steel.
  • Mika Seitovirta - Outokumpu
  • Oh, In-Hwan - POSCO
  • Clemens Iller - Schmolz+Bickenbach
  • Xiang Guangda - Tsingshan Group
  • Jeffrey Hsu - YUSCO
  • John Rowe - ISSF
  • Dr. Edwin Basson - World Steel Association (ex officio)

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

  • Bernardo Velázquez - Acerinox
  • Tim Di Maulo - Aperam
  • Hu Xuefa - Baosteel
  • Rattan Jindal - Jindal Stainless
  • Hitoshi Ito - NSSC
  • Mika Seitovirta - Outokumpu
  • Oh, In-Hwan - POSCO
  • Clemens Iller - Schmolz+Bickenbach
  • Xiang Guangda - Tsingshan Group
  • Jeffrey Hsu - YUSCO
  • John Rowe - ISSF

The ISSF Committee Chairmen are:

  • Market Development Committee – Olli-Matti Saksi (Outokumpu)
  • Long Products Committee – Tadashi Shimao (Daido)
  • Economics & Statistics Committee – Hu Xuefa (Baosteel)
  • Health, Safety and Environment Committee – Dr. Juha Ylimaunu (Outokumpu)
  • Raw Materials Committee – Lucien Matthews (Columbus)

Published: 21/05/2015
Last modified: 21/05/2015

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