Outokumpu CEO elected chairperson of ISSF

The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) elected Mika Seitovirta, Outokumpu CEO, as new chairperson at the organisation’s nineteenth Annual Conference in Hong Kong, China. His position and duties as the Outokumpu CEO continue. The term of the ISSF chairperson is two years.

Says Mika Seitovirta: “Long-lasting, durable and 100% recyclable, stainless steel is the optimal material for a wide range of industries and applications. It is a privilege to chair the International Stainless Steel Forum, and drive the industry forward to ensure continuous drive towards customer focused innovations and a more sustainable future.”



Photo courtesy of Outokumpu


The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) is a non-profit research and development organisation founded in 1996 and serves as the world forum for the international stainless steel industry.

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