Steel Success Strategies Delivers Key Steel Leaders This June

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Contact: Christina Zikos
412-880-4963

Steel Success Strategies XXVII Delivers Key Steel Leaders

New York, NY - May 25, 2012 - American Metal Market (AMM) and World Steel Dynamics will host Steel Success Strategies XXVII on June 18-20, 2012 at the Sheraton New York Hotel in New York City.

Steel Success Strategies delegates and speakers form a who’s-who list of the global steel industry. This June, the program will focus on what the industry has learned and how it has reshaped itself during the economic slowdown, recession and recovery. Kicking off the keynote presentations will be Lakshmi N. Mittal, Chairman & CEO, ArcelorMittal; Daniel R. DiMicco, Chairman & CEO, Nucor Corporation; and John Surma, Chairman & CEO, U.S. Steel. The three day event will include several panel discussions including topics such as the high prices of raw materials commentated by the expert opinion of Alexey A. Mordashov, CEO, Severstal, Russia. The state of North American steelmakers will also be discussed by James L. Wainscott, Chairman, President & CEO, AK Steel; Andre Gerdau Johannpeter, CEO, Gerdau; and Mike Rippey, CEO, Flat Products, ArcelorMittal USA.

Steel Success Strategies is now in its 27th year and will draw in over 1000 delegates and over 50 industry executive speakers. “Our lineup this year is outstanding. The panel discussions and workshops featuring the top industry executives from across the globe will bring the Steel Success Strategies delegates new perspectives on the state of the international steel market,” said David Brooks, Publisher and Senior Vice President of American Metal Market. Discussions this year will cover numerous topics from the latest on China and the developing world to the current opportunity in the steel market covered by Karlis M. Kirsis and Peter F. Marcus, Managing Partners from World Steel Dynamics. Day two of the conference will end with a conversation on the global steel demand and trade shifts by Antonio Marcegaglia, CEO, Marcegaglia, Italy with moderation from Peter F. Marcus, Managing Partner, World Steel Dynamics.

This year’s conference will introduce American Metal Market Steel Hall of Fame’s class of 2012. American Metal Market will present the Steel Hall of Fame plaque to 2012 inductee Thomas C. Graham, the first living executive to receive this honor. Tributes will also be presented to John B. Tytus by James Wainscott, Chairman & CEO, AK Steel and to Ken Iverson by Daniel Dimicco, Chariman and Chairman & CEO of Nucor. The presentation will be showcased along with the announcement of the AMM Awards for Steel Excellence winners during the dinner on June 19. Categories include: Best Innovation, Best Mergers & Acquisitions, Best Operational Improvements, Best Brownfield/Greenfield Technology Project, Environmental Responsibility/Stewardship, Industry Ambassador/Advocate of the Year, Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year, Scrap Company of the Year, Service Center of the Year, and Steel Producer of the Year.

Register by calling 212-224-3577 or online at www.amm.com/SSS. And, add your dinner ticket for AMM Awards for Steel Excellence Dinner.

With questions and more information about Steel Success Strategies, please contact Christina Zikos at 412-880-4963 or at czikos@amm.com.

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