Worldsteel Elects Sajjan Jindal As Vice Chairman
Sajjan Jindal, MD, JSW Steel (Photographer: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Bloomberg)

Worldsteel Elects Sajjan Jindal As Vice Chairman

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Global body World Steel Association said it has elected JSW Steel Ltd.’s Chairman and Managing Director Sajjan Jindal as its vice-chairman.

The association has also appointed Tata Steel CEO and MD TV Narendran and ArcelorMittal Chief LN Mittal as its members.

"The Board of Directors of the World Steel Association (worldsteel) yesterday on Tuesday elected new officers for 2019/2020 at the worldsteel General Assembly in Monterrey. The new officers are elected for a one-year period," it said in a statement.

The board has elected HBIS Group Co Chairman Yu Yong as its chairman, the body said. Sajjan Jindal and Andre Johannpeter, executive vice chairman, Gerdau S.A. have been elected to the post of vice chairman.

Roger Newport, CEO, AK Steel, has been elected as treasurer of worldsteel, the statement said. The board also elected a 14-member Executive Committee.

Jindal, Newport, Yong and Johannpeter were also elected as members of the committee. Tata Steel's TV Narendran and NRI steel baron Lakshmi Niwas Mittal were elected as members.

The body further said that it welcomes RL Steels and Energy Ltd. (India) as regular members and the Steel Ministry's Joint Plant Committee as an affiliated member.

Worldsteel members represent approximately 85 percent of the world's steel production, including over 160 steel producers, national and regional steel industry associations and steel research institutes.

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