ArcelorMittal SA has appointed Bill Scotting as chief executive
officer of its mining business. He replaces Peter Kukielski,
who has resigned.
Kukielski will leave
the company Aug. 3 to "take up a new opportunity,"
ArcelorMittal said June 14. He has been chief executive of
ArcelorMittal Mining since December 2008.
Scottingcurrently executive vice president, member of the
management committee and head of strategywill focus on
completing the companys growth plans to reach iron ore
capacity of 84 million tonnes by 2015, he said in a
He joined Mittal Steel
Co. in 2002 to lead its performance enhancement activities and
was co-leader of the integration office following the merger of
Arcelor SA and Mittal Steel. He will report to Lakshmi Mittal,
the Luxembourg-based steelmakers chief executive officer
company has named Marc Vereecke as chief operating officer of
its ACIS segment, reporting to Gonzalo Urquijo.
Vereecke is currently
a member of the management committee and chief technology
officer. He joined the company in 1984.
biggest steelmaker posted underlying earnings before interest,
tax, depreciation and amortization (Ebitda) of $1.57 billion
for the first quarter of this year, up 0.5 percent from the
final quarter of 2012 but 26 percent lower year on year. The
mining division accounts for more than a quarter of the
A version of this
article was first published by AMM sister publication Steel