ISSFs new office bearers elected during ISSF-20 in Helsinki

Helsinki, 26 May 2016. The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has elected new office bearers during the 20th Annual Conference in Helsinki on 25 and 26 May.

Roeland Baan, Chief Executive Officer of Outokumpu, has been elected Chairman of the International Stainless Steel Forum.

Bernardo Velázquez, CEO of Acerinox Group, Tim Di Maulo, CEO of Aperam Group, Oh, In-Hwan, Head of POSCO’s Steel Division and Hitoshi Ito, Representative Director and President of NSSC 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:

  • Roeland Baan - Outokumpu (Chairman)
  • Bernardo Velázquez - Acerinox (Vice Chairman)
  • Timoteo Di Maulo - Aperam (Vice Chairman)
  • Hitoshi Ito - NSSC (Vice Chairman)
  • Oh, In-Hwan - POSCO (Vice Chairman)
  • Clemens Iller - Schmolz+Bickenbach (Treasurer)
  • Hu Xuefa - Baosteel
  • Lucien Matthews - Columbus Stainless
  • Tadashi Shimao - Daido Steel
  • Shuichiro Hayashi - JFE
  • Toshinori Miki - Nisshin Steel
  • Cristobal Fuentes - North American Stainless
  • Xiang Guangda - Tsingshan Group
  • John Rowe - 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:

  • Roeland Baan - Outokumpu (Chairman)
  • Bernardo Velázquez - Acerinox (Vice Chairman)
  • Timoteo Di Maulo - Aperam (Vice Chairman)
  • Hitoshi Ito - NSSC (Vice Chairman)
  • Oh, In-Hwan - POSCO (Vice Chairman)
  • Clemens Iller - Schmolz+Bickenbach (Treasurer)
  • Hu Xuefa - Baosteel
  • Xiang Guangda - Tsingshan Group
  • John Rowe - ISSF

The ISSF Committee Chairmen are:

  • Market Development Committee – Olli-Matti Saksi (Outokumpu)
  • Long Products Committee – Thiery Crémailh (Schmolz+Bickenbach)
  • Economics & Statistics Committee – Hu Xuefa (Baosteel)
  • Health, Safety and Environment Committee – Pekka Erkkilä (Outokumpu)
  • Raw Materials Committee – Lucien Matthews (Columbus)

For more information about the ISSF Board, click here

Published: 27/05/2016
Last modified: 27/05/2016

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