Sajjan Jindal elected as Treasurer of World Steel Association

Oct 20, 2018 10:38 IST
Sajjan Jindal elected as Treasurer of World Steel Association

JSW Steel CMD Sajjan Jindal was on October 18, 2018 elected as the Treasurer of the World Steel Association (worldsteel). The association has also appointed Tata Steel MD TV Narendran and ArcelorMittal Chief LN Mittal as its members.

The appointments were made during the worldsteel General Assembly in Toyko, Japan during which the Board of Directors elected new officers for 2018-19 at the. The new officers were elected for a one-year period.

Here are the other appointments made by the board:


Post at worldsteel


Andre Johannpeter


Executive Vice Chairman of Gerdau S.A.

Yu Yong

Vice Chairman

Chairman of HBIS Group Co. Ltd.

Kosei Shindo


Vice Chairman

President & Representative Director of Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corporation

Liberty Speciality Steel


Associate members

Represented by Jonathan Bolton

Mughal Iron & Steel Industries Limited

Associate members

Represented by Fahad Javaid

Members of 2018-19 Executive Committee

Wolfgang Eder of voestalpine AG

John Ferriola of Nucor Corporation

Sajjan Jindal of JSW Steel Limited

Andre Johannpeter of Gerdau S.A.

Koji Kakigi of JFE Steel Corporation

Lakshmi Mittal of ArcelorMittal

Alexey Mordashov of Severstal (PAO)

Thachat Viswanath Narendran of Tata Steel Limited

Roger Newport of AK Steel Corporation

Paolo Rocca of Techint Group

Kosei Shindo of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

Yu Yong of HBIS Group Co. Ltd.

Edwin Basson of World Steel Association


About World Steel Association

• The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is a non-profit organisation with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium and its second office in Beijing, China.

• It was founded as the International Iron and Steel Institute in July 1967. It changed its name to the World Steel Association in October 2008.

• It represents over 160 steel producers (including 9 of the world's 10 largest steel companies), national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes.

• The worldsteel members cover around 85 percent of world steel production.  

• The association celebrated its 50th year anniversary in 2017.


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