Sridhar Krishnamoorthy has been appointed Managing Director of Gerdau Steel India and is responsible for the company’s entire India business.

Mark Anthony Marcucci, executive director, Gerdau Special Steel, said that Mr Krishnamoorthy would be leading all aspects of Gerdau’s strategic business in India.

“As Gerdau ramps up our operations in India to supply the Indian market, we are confident that Sridhar will effectively lead the company forward. His experience and capability will be instrumental to execute Gerdau’s strategic vision to grow in India. Our vision is to be the leading special steel producer to meet India’s growing market needs in transportation, energy, distribution, and infrastructure,” he said.

Mr Krishnamoorthy said that Gerdau’s strong track record of developing high quality steels for the automotive industry will put the company on an accelerated path of market development. “I along with our skilled and committed team in India, look forward to working and ensuring engagement with all stakeholders as we embark on this exciting journey," he said.