World Steel Association appoints DG

The World Steel Association has appointed Edwin Basson as the new director general. He will succeed Ian Christmas, who is retiring on 1 August 2011, subject to ratification by the board. Basson currently serves as vice president for commercial co-ordination, marketing and trade policy at ArcelorMittal. He holds a degree in economics from Pretoria University in South Africa.  Basson entered the steel industry in 1994 as chief economist at Iscor and subsequently became general manager of responsible forat products.

    

 

Previous articleTISCO to increase stainless
Next articleUsiminas achieves record iron ore in 2010
Stainless Steel World is part of The KCI Media Group, a group of companies focused on building and sustaining global communities in the flow control industries. We publish news on a daily basis and connect business-to-business professionals through our online communities, publications, conferences and exhibitions.