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POSCO Chairman Kwon Oh-joon to Be Chairman of Worldsteel Next Year
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POSCO Chairman Kwon Oh-joon to Be Chairman of Worldsteel Next Year
  • By lsh
  • October 19, 2017, 09:15
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POSCO Chairman Kwon Oh-joon (left in the picture) and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal President Kosei Shindo were appointed as its vice chairman and chairman, respectively, at this year’s annual board meeting of the World Steel Association.
POSCO Chairman Kwon Oh-joon (left in the picture) and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal President Kosei Shindo were appointed as its vice chairman and chairman, respectively, at this year’s annual board meeting of the World Steel Association.

 

POSCO Chairman Kwon Oh-joon was appointed as a Vice Chairman of the World Steel Association (worldsteel) at its annual board meeting held in Brussels on October 17.

According to the association’s protocol, his term as a head of the association continues until October 2020 and he is scheduled to spend the first and third one-year periods as a vice chairman and the second one-year period as the chairman of the association.

At this year’s meeting, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal President Kosei Shindo was appointed as the chairman and Nucor President John J. Ferriola was appointed as a vice chairman.

The chairman of the South Korean steelmaker has led the technical committee of the association since 2012, when he was a president of the company. He became the chairman of the company in 2014 and has worked as a member of the executive committee of the association since then.