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Authorities_Executive Committiees

  • CEO ArcelorMittal Long Carbon Americas
  • MBA Finance and Marketing, Universidad Austral Argentina
  • Metallurgical Engineer, Universidad Federal Fluminense. 

Jefferson de Paula (Brazil)

  • CEO and Vice Chairman of the Board, Ternium Siderar.
  • Vice Chairman of Argentina's Steel Chamber.
  • Member of the Regency Council of the Institute of Technology of Buenos (ITBA).
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the NGO “Un Techo para mi País” (“A roof for my country”).
  • Industrial Engineer, Institute of Technology of Buenos (ITBA), class of 1981.
  • Master in Sciences of Management, Standford University.
1º Vice-chairman:

Martín Berardi (Argentina)

  • CEO, CAP Group (Chile)
  • Member of the Board, Invercap SA (Chile)
  • Member of the Board, CIntac SA (Chile)
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Minnesota (USA)
  • Degree in Mathematics, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Fernando Reitich (Chile)

  • President of Siderúrgica Venezolana SIVENSA, S.A.
  • Industrial Engineer, Catholic University Andrés Bello (Venezuela).
  • Metallurgical Engineer, Universidad Católica de Rio de Janeiro.

Oscar Augusto Machado Koeneke (Venezuela)

  • General Director, Deacero
  • Vice President of the National Chamber of the Iron and Steel Industry (Canacero, Mexico)
  • Chairman of the Steel Museum Horno3
  • Industrial Engineer, Purdue University

Raúl Gutiérrez Muguerza (Mexico)

  • CEO, Ternium
  • Member of the Committee of Economic Studies and member of the Board, World Steel Association.
  • Member of the Advisory Board, Sloan School of Business, Stanford University
  • Industrial Engineer, University of Buenos Aires
  • Master of Science in Management, Stanford University
  • Executive education: Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (A.O.T.S.) (Japan), Sloan School of Management at M.I.T. and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Daniel Novegil (Argentina)

  • Is Senior Vice President of Vallourec Group in South America (includes Vallourec & Sumitomo Tubos Brasil - VSB) and Member of the Management Committee of the Vallourec Group.
  • Is General Director (CEO) of the companies Vallourec in Brazil since 2009 and has 25 years of experience in the steel industry.
  • Is a Metallurgical Engineer and a Master's Degree in Materials Science at the Military Engineering Institute of Rio de Janeiro (IME-RJ)
  • Is PhD in Metallurgy from the Technical University of Aachen, Germany.
  • Since June 2016, he is President of the Board of Directors of the Steel Institute Brazil.

Alexandre de Campos Lyra (Brazil)

  • Executive Vice President, member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Gerdau.
  • Is responsible for Gerdau’s Special Steel Business Division (units in Brazil, North America and India) and also for the Long Steel Business Division in South America.
  • He is a Board member on the American Chamber of Commerce in Sao Paulo and of Alacero. He holds a Law degree from Unisinos University (Brazil) and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management (United States).

Guilherme C. Gerdau Johannpeter (Uuguay)


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May 08-11, 2017
Jun 26-28, 2017
Aug 22-23, 2017
Aço Brasil | Brazil
Nov 06-08, 2017
Alacero | Mexico