worldsteel Chairmen since 1967

The Board of Directors has appointed Mr Sajjan Jindal, as the Chairman of the World Steel Association (worldsteel) for a one year period starting October 2021. 

Name Company From To
Sajjan Jindal JSW Steel Limited 2021 2022
Yu Yong HBIS 2019 2021
André Johannpeter Gerdau 2018 2019
Kosei Shindo NSSMC 2017 2018
John Ferriola Nucor Corporation 2016 2017
Wolfgang Eder voestalpine 2014 2016
Joon-Yang  Chung POSCO 2013 2014
Alexey Mordashov Severstal JSC 2012 2013
Xiaogang Zhang Anshan Iron & Steel Group Corporation 2011 2012
Hajime Bada JFE Holdings Inc. 2010 2011
Paolo Rocca Techint Group 2009 2010
Lakshmi N. Mittal ArcelorMittal 2008 2009
Ku-Taek Lee POSCO 2007 2008
John P. Surma United States Steel Corporation 2006 2007
Guy Dollé Arcelor 2005 2006
Akio Mimura Nippon Steel Corporation 2004 2005
Kirby C. Adams BlueScope Steel Limited 2003 2004
John T. Mayberry Dofasco Inc. 2002 2003
Sir Brian Moffat Corus Group plc 2001 2002
C.Y. Wang China Steel Corporation 2000 2001
Akira Chihaya Nippon Steel Corporation 1999 2000
Thomas J. Usher USX Corporation 1998 1999
Francis Mer Usinor 1997 1998
Mahn-Je Kim Pohang Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. 1996 1997
Takashi Imai Nippon Steel Corporation 1995 1996
Curtis H. Barnette Bethlehem Steel Corporation 1994 1995
Dr Heinz A. Kriwet Thyssen AG 1993 1994
Hiroshi Saito Nippon Steel Corporation 1992 1993
Brian T. Loton The Broken Hill Proprietary Co. Ltd. 1991 1992
Walter F. Williams Bethlehem Steel Corporation 1990 1991
Sir Robert Scholey British Steel plc 1989 1990
Hiroshi Saito Nippon Steel Corporation 1988 1989
David M. Roderick USX Corporation 1986 1988
Jan D. Hooglandt Hoogovens Groep BV 1985 1986
Yutaka Takeda Nippon Steel Corporation 1983 1985
Frederick G. Jaicks Inland Steel Company 1981 1983
Dieter Spethmann Thyssen Aktiengesellschaft 1979 1981
Eishiro Saito Nippon Steel Corporation 1977 1979
George A. Stinson National Steel Corporation 1975 1977
Jacques Ferry Chambre Syndicale de la Sidérurgie Française 1973 1975
Yoshihiro Inayama Nippon Steel Corporation 1971 1973
Logan T. Johnston Armco Inc. 1969 1971
Hans-Günther Sohl August Thyssen-Hütte AG 1967 1969