LIBERTY Steel Group appoints global leadership team

LIBERTY Steel Group announced the formation of a new board of directors as it completes the consolidation of its global businesses. The board will oversee the group’s strategy and investments, including LIBERTY Steel Group’s goal of becoming a carbon neutral company by 2030. 
The group is to be chaired by Sanjeev Gupta, with executives drawn both from within the GFG Alliance family of companies.
LIBERTY Steel Group’s Chief Operating Officer is to be Arnaud de Weert who, until recently, was Chief Executive of ALVANCE Aluminium. The group’s Chief Financial Officer remains V Ashok, who joined LIBERTY Steel in 2019.
Two regional presidents will take oversight of international operations. Overseeing Australia and the United States will be Daksesh Patel (Dak Patel). Meanwhile, Roland Junck will oversee LIBERTY Steel in the United Kingdom and continental Europe.
LIBERTY Steel Group is also appointing two independent non-executive directors to operate to the international best practice of corporate governance. Australian businessman and steel industry veteran Ray Horsburgh AM will join the board as an independent non-executive director along with Paul Struijk, a natural resources and mining sector specialist with vast global experience.
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