ArcelorMittal Appoints New VP For Americas Iron Ore Operations
ArcelorMittal recently announced a new Vice President and Head of Iron Ore Operations for the Americas region. The appointment of Steve Wood is effective starting November 1st, 2011. Steve will be based in Montreal, Canada and reports to Kleber Silva, Vice President Head of Iron Ore and Member of the ArcelorMittal Management Committee, according to the company press release.
Prior to his new appointment, Steve was the Director and Head of Mining and Milling for Vale Canada's North Atlantic operations. He has also worked in Indonesia as Vice President Operations at PT Inco improving the company's environmental and safety performance.
Kleber Silva commented: "The Americas is an extremely important region for ArcelorMittal's global mining business and we are pleased to welcome an experienced operator like Steve to our team. He will ensure that the operational aspects of the Group's iron ore operations and projects in the region are best in class."