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Dr. Prabhat Rastogi Joins Severstal NA

Written by Sandy Williams

Severstal North America announced the appointment of Dr. Prabhat (PK) Rastogi to General Manager, Business Development, Strategy and Innovation.

Dr. Rastogi will be responsible for business development, market strategies, production innovation and value creation in connection with Severstal’s automotive product.

“PK brings the knowledge, skills and innovative strategies our company and industry needs right now,” said Dennis Johnson, Vice President, Quality, Advanced Engineering and Continuous Improvement. “PK will also help us develop automotive strategies to enhance the benefits of our high quality steel products to our customer base.”

Dr. Rastogi joins Severstal NA from ArcleorMittal where he served as Manager, Automotive Sales and Marketing for seven years, assisting in development of the North American global automotive strategy for ArcelorMittal.

Dr. Rostagi received a Ph.D. in Material Science from the California Institute of Technology. He received an Executive Master’s of Business Administration at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and has advanced training in Strategic Negotiation from Harvard University. Dr. Rastogi has eight patents and is author of almost 40 technical publications. He is a Fellow of American Society for Metals and a board member of Society of Automotive Analyst.

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