The Annual General Meeting and the Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of ArcelorMittal held today in Luxembourg approved all resolutions on their respective agendas by a large majority
Luxembourg, 8 May 2013 - 1003022745 shares, or 60.23% of the Company's share capital, were present or represented at the general meetings. The results of the votes will be posted shortly on www.arcelormittal.com under "Investors > Equity Investors > Shareholders' meetings > Annual General Meeting - 8 May 2013" where the full documentation regarding to the general meetings is available.
The shareholders re-elected Mrs. Vanisha Mittal Bhatia, Mrs. Suzanne P. Nimocks and Mr. Jeannot Krecké as directors of ArcelorMittal for a term of three years each. In addition, the shareholders approved grants under the Performance Share Unit Plan in relation to 2013. Finally, the shareholders approved an increase in the Company's authorised share capital by an amount equal to 19.84% of its current issued share capital, both to be able to fulfil existing commitments under Mandatory Convertible Notes and to return to the historical level of flexibility of 10% of the share capital after the share issuance in January last.
ArcelorMittal is the world's leading integrated steel and mining company, with a presence in more than 60 countries.
ArcelorMittal is the leader in all major global steel markets, including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with leading R&D and technology, as well as sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and outstanding distribution networks. With an industrial presence in over 20 countries spanning four continents, the Company covers all of the key steel markets, from emerging to mature.
Through its core values of sustainability, quality and leadership, ArcelorMittal commits to operating in a responsible way with respect to the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and the communities in which it operates. It is also committed to the sustainable management of the environment. It takes a leading role in the industry's efforts to develop breakthrough steelmaking technologies and is actively researching and developing steel-based technologies and solutions that contribute to combat climate change.
In 2012, ArcelorMittal had revenues of $84.2 billion and crude steel production of 88.2million tonnes, representing approximately 6 percent of world steel output.
ArcelorMittal is listed on the stock exchanges of New York (MT), Amsterdam (MT), Paris (MT), Luxembourg (MT) and on the Spanish stock exchanges of Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid and Valencia (MTS).
For more information about ArcelorMittal please visit: www.arcelormittal.com.
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