Acerinox appoints Ortega Arias-Paz & Bernardo Velázquez

The Board of Directors appointed Carlos Ortega Arias-Paz as Non-Executive Chairman of Acerinox, and reappointed Bernardo Velázquez as Chief Executive Officer.
Ortega Arias-Paz, currently Managing Director of Corporación Financiera Alba and member of the Board of Acerinox as Proprietary Director, shall assume the position for a period of four years.
In 2017, he joined Corporación Financiera Alba, S.A. as Director of Strategy, leading the company’s international strategy and collaborating on investments in Spain.
In addition, he is also a member of the Board of Directors of Verisure, Piolin Bidco (Parques Reunidos), Rioja (Naturgy), Atlantic Aviation and is Chairman of the Harvard Club of Spain.
Bernardo Velázquez Herreros was reappointed as Chief Executive Officer for a period of four years, thus renewing the position he has held since 2010.
During his long career within Acerinox, he has held various positions in the Group’s subsidiaries and has been Strategy Director and Managing Director. He is also Chairman of North American Stainless (NAS). Furthermore, he is Chairman of Unesid and Vice-Chairman of World Stainless Association.

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