NEW YORK The
American Iron and Steel Institute has elected Gary B. Halverson
to its 23-member board of directors.
Halverson, who was
appointed chief executive officer of Cleveland-based Cliffs
Natural Resources Inc. last week (
amm.com, Feb. 13), replaces Joseph Carrabba,
Cliffs former president and chief executive officer, on
the Washington-based trade groups board.
leadership in the metals and mining industry brings an
important perspective to our board and helps preserve our
continued partnership with the mining sector on our critical
shared issues," AISI president and chief executive officer
Thomas J. Gibson said in a statement Feb. 17.
The AISI also recently named to the board Saikat Dey, chief
executive officer of Severstal North America Inc., Dearborn,
Mich.; Jim Baske, president and chief executive officer of
ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc., Hamilton, Ontario; and Victor
Cairo, chief executive officer of ArcelorMittal Mexico SA de