Sajjan Jindal, Chairman and Managing Director, JSW Steel has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of World Steel Association (Worldsteel). He is appointed for a period of one year. The association also elected YU Yong, Chairman, HBIS Group Co, as Chairman. Apart from this, the board also elected a 14-member Executive Committee.
- T V Narendran, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Tata Steel, and Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ArcelorMittal. Furthermore, RL Steels and Energy Limited (India) elected as regular members and Steel Ministry’s Joint Plant Committee (JPC) as an affiliated member.
- It is international trade body for iron and steel industry and is one of the largest industry representations in world. It was established on 10 July 1967 and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.
- The worldsteel members represent approximately 85% of world’s steel production, including more than 160 steel producers, national and regional steel industry associations and steel research institutes.