The work of worldsteel is overseen by its members through the Board of Directors. The Board is composed of the chairmen or CEOs of member companies and meets twice a year.
Voting rights of regular members at the Board Meeting and the Annual General Meeting are calculated based on tonnage production. Associate and affiliated members have one vote at the Annual General Meeting.
The Board is supported by an Executive Committee composed of 16 members. All worldsteel officers including the Chairman are appointed by the Board.
Day to day operations of the association are administered by a director general, who is appointed by the Board.
The following office bearers were elected for a one-year term in October 2017.
Wolfgang EDER, voestalpine AG
John FERRIOLA, Nucor Corporation
Heinrich HIESINGER, thyssenkrupp AG
Sajjan JINDAL, JSW Steel Limited
André JOHANNPETER, Gerdau S.A.
Koji KAKIGI, JFE Steel Corporation
Ohjoon KWON, POSCO
MA Guoqiang, China Baowu Steel Group Corporation Limited
Lakshmi MITTAL, ArcelorMittal
Alexey MORDASHOV, Severstal (PAO)
Thachat Viswanath NARENDRAN, Tata Steel Limited
Roger NEWPORT, AK Steel Corporation
Paolo ROCCA, Techint Group
Kosei SHINDO, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
YU Yong, HBIS Group Co., Ltd.
Edwin BASSON, World Steel Association