GOVERNANCE

The work of the World Steel Association (worldsteel) is guided by its members and overseen by its Executive Board of Directors.

The Executive Board of Directors is supported by an elected Executive Committee as well as by the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee. All worldsteel officers, including the Chairman and members of those Committees  are elected during the general meetings of members under the advisement of the Nominating Committee.

Main member representatives of Regular and Affiliated members (referred to as Board of Members) can participate and vote during the general meeting of members. Each member has at least one vote and additional voting rights are set in Article 2 of the Internal Regulations of worldsteel.

Day to day operations of the association are administered by a Director General, who is appointed by the Executive Board. worldsteel's current Director General is Edwin Basson.

 

2019-2020 Office Bearers

 

 

worldsteel Chairman

worldsteel Chairman

YU Yong, Chairman, HBIS Group

worldsteel Vice Chairman

worldsteel Vice Chairman

André JOHANNPETER, Executive Vice Chairman, Gerdau 

 

 

worldsteel Vice Chairman

worldsteel Vice Chairman

Sajjan JINDAL, Chairman and Managing Director, JSW Steel 

 

 

Chairperson of the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF)

Chairperson of the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF)

Bernardo VELAZQUEZ, ACERINOX

 

worldsteel Treasurer

worldsteel Treasurer

Roger NEWPORT, Chief Executive Officer, AK Steel

2019/20 Executive Committee:

 

  • CHEN Derong, Chairman of the Board, China Baowu Steel Group Corporation Limited
  • Jeong-Woo CHOI, Chief Executive Officer, POSCO
  • Eiji HASHIMOTO, Representative Director and President, Nippon Steel Corporation
  • Sajjan JINDAL, Chairman and Managing Director, JSW Steel Limited
  • André JOHANNPETER, Executive Vice President, Gerdau S.A.
  • Koji KAKIGI, President and CEO, JFE Steel Corporation
  • Lakshmi MITTAL, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, ArcelorMittal
  • Alexey MORDASHOV, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Severstal (PAO)
  • Thachat Viswanath NARENDRAN, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Tata Steel Limited
  • Roger NEWPORT, Chief Executive Officer, AK Steel Corporation
  • Paolo ROCCA, President and CEO, Techint Group
  • Leon TOPALIAN, President and Chief Operating Officer, Nucor Corporation
  • YU Yong, Chairman, - HBIS Group Co., Ltd.
  • Edwin BASSON, Director General, World Steel Association (worldsteel)