Returning to New York for its 26th year, Steel Success Strategies XXVI will once again deliver key figures from around the steel industry for this must-attend event.

A new, extended program has been created for 2011, with a focus on: Innovation, Change and Response.

With attendance from every major member of the global steel industry, Steel Success Strategies delegates form a who’s-who list of the global steel industry. Delegates will benefit from invaluable information and networking opportunities, whilst emerging with a renewed outlook on the industry.  


Lakshmi N. Mittal, Chairman & CEO, ArcelorMittal
Daniel R. DiMicco, Chairman & CEO, Nucor Corporation

Jing Ulrich, Managing Director & Chairman of Global Markets, China, J.P. Morgan
Dr. Hans-Jörn Weddige, Head of Corporate Climate Policies, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe 


Peter F. Marcus, Managing Partner, World Steel Dynamics
Karlis M. Kirsis, Managing Partner, World Steel Dynamics

Martin Abbott, CEO, London Metal Exchange. U.K. 
Dr. Mo Ahmadzadeh, Metals, INTL FCStone Inc.
Ronald E. Ashburn, Executive Director, AIST
Edwin Basson, Director General Designate, World Steel Association, Belgium
Frank Bekaert, Director, McKinsey & Company
Gianpietro Benedetti, Chairman, Danieli & C. SpA, Italy
Keith Busse, President & CEO, Steel Dynamics Inc.
Ian Christmas, Director General, World Steel Association, Belgium
Josh Cole, Principal, Manufacturing & Distribution Performance Consulting, Crowe Horwath LLP
Mark Crouse, Director of the Metals Industry Vertical, Oracle 
Raju Daswani, President & Global Publisher, American Metal Market
Matthew De Morgan, CEO, Duferco SA, Switzerland
Raimondo di Carpegna Varini, Senior Vice President, Tenova SpA
Rob Edwards, Managing Director, Metals & Mining, Renaissance Capital, Russia
Jean Sebastien Jacques, Group Director (Strategy), Tata Steel Limited
Andre Gerdau Johannpeter, CEO, Gerdau, Brazil
Vee Kachroo,Vice-President, Industrial Products, CN
John Kopfle, Director of Corp. Development, Midrex Technologies
Ben H. Laaper, Vice President – Global Sourcing, Accuride Corp.
John Lichtenstein, Managing Director, Global Metals Industry Practice, Accenture
Michael Marley, Chief Correspondent, Secondary Material, American Metal Market
Richard R. Marston, President & CEO, Marston & Marston, Inc.
Patrick A. McCormick, Managing Partner, World Steel Dynamics
Robert W. McCutcheon, U.S. Metals Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Richard McLaughlin, Director, Hatch Beddows 
Alexei A. Mordashov, CEO, Severstal, Russia
Dr. Joachim Schönbeck, President & CEO, SMS Meer GmbH, Germany 
Lou Schorsch, CEO & Excutive Vice President, Flat Carbons Americas, ArcelorMittal
Daniel N. Sharkey, Partner, Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco PLLC
John A. Short, Director of Steel Products, Newedge, UK
Michael Smolenski, President & CEO, Coil-Tainer
Nicholas J. Sowar, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Ernie Thrasher, CEO & Chief Marketing Officer, Xcoal Energy & Resources
Dr. Jo-Chi Tsou, Chairman, China Steel, Taiwan
James L. Wainscott, Chairman, President & CEO, AK Steel
Wu Wenzhang, President, Shanghai Steelhome, China
Li Xinchuang, President & Chief Engineer, China Metallurgical Industry Institute, China
Atsushi Yamaguchi, Senior Analyst, UBS Securities Japan Ltd., Japan
Yasukuni Yamasaki, President, Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery, Japan
Veysel Yayan, Secretary General, Turkish I & S Producers Association, Turkey
Spiro Youakim, Managing Director, Lazard & Co Ltd, UK  




The 2011 AMM Awards for Steel Excellence finalists will be recognized at an exclusive awards dinner and celebration on June 21, 2011 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers during the Steel Success Strategies XXVI Conference.

Individual tickets are on sale now when you register for Steel Success!

  • Platinum SponsorPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Gold SponsorAccenture
  • Gold SponsorAK Steel
  • Gold SponsorMcKinsey & Company
  • Gold SponsorOracle
  • Gold SponsorEssar Steel
  • Gold SponsorDeloitte
  • Gold SponsorVALE
  • Gold SponsorHatch Beddows
  • Gold SponsorCrowe Horwath
  • Silver SponsorCoil Tainer
  • Silver SponsorRH Shipping & Chartering
  • Silver SponsorSeverstal
  • Silver SponsorGrafTech International
  • Silver SponsorThyssenKrupp Steel
  • Silver SponsorSteel Market Intelligence
  • Silver SponsorLondon Metal Exchange
  • Silver SponsorMitsubishi
  • Silver SponsorDANIELI
  • Silver SponsordINTL FCStone
  • Silver SponsorRanger Steel
  • Silver SponsorTenova HYL
  • Silver SponsorCN
  • Silver SponsorSMS
  • Silver SponsorPLS Logistics
  • Silver SponsorNewedge
  • Supporting OrganizationsMetal Bulletin