The World Steel Association (worldsteel) announced at its annual meeting held this year in New Delhi October 9-11 that Alexey Mordashov, General Director Severstal to be the new Chairman of worldsteel to serve for the next 12 months.

As is custom, the retiring Chairman, Xiaogang Zhang, President, Ashan Iron & Steel Group Corp becomes one of two Vice presidents and Joon-Yang Chung, Chairman & CEO Posco is the second VP and Chairman elect for 2013-14.
The Executive Committee for 2012/13 was also elected and can be viewed at

Membership of worldsteel consists of 170 steel producers representing 85% of global steel production, including 17 of the 20 largest companies. Regular members are companies producing more than 1.8Mt/y while Associate members produce less than this amount. A number of regional steel institutes and organisations are also associate members.