OREANDA-NEWS The Board of Directors of the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) has elected Alexey Mordashov, Chairman of PAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, as a member of the association’s 2017/2018 executive committee at Worldsteel’s 51th General Assembly in Brussels, Belgium.

Alexey Mordashov is the only Russian representative in Worldsteel’s executive body.

The World Steel Association is one of the largest and fastest-growing global industrial associations. Its members represent approximately 85% of global steel production. The World Steel Association comprises over 160 steel manufacturers, including 8 Russian producers, national and regional associations of steel manufacturers and industrial research institutes. Severstal was the first Russian company to join Worldsteel in 2001.