NEW YORK AM/NS Calvert, a joint venture between ArcelorMittal SA and Japans Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp., has issued details concerning new management changes, ArcelorMittal said March 21.
Chris Richards, president of the Calvert, Ala., facility that was formerly owned by Essen, Germany-based ThyssenKrupp AG, will report to and serve on a joint-venture managing board overseeing all areas of operations. Richards had been president of the I/N Tek LP and I/N Kote LP joint ventures in New Carlisle, Ind., since 2006.
Richards will be succeeded at I/N Tek and I/N Kote by Thomas Cayia, who will report to Wendell Carter, vice president and general manager of Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittals Indiana Harbor facility in East Chicago, Ind. Cayia is responsible for both steel finishing facilities, which serve the automotive and appliance markets, day-to-day operations and employee development. Cayia joined predecessor Inland Steel Co. in 1983 and joined I/N Tek in 1988 as a process engineer.