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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lakshmi Mittal

68 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Board

Aditya Mittal

42 2018 President, Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe

Brian Aranha

62 2016 Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee, Head of Strategy, CTO, R&D, CCM, and Global Automotive

Bart Wille

57 2018 Executive Vice President, Head of Human Resources, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Board

Jefferson de Paula

59 2016 Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal South America Long

Robrecht Himpe

59 2016 Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee, President and CEO AM/NS Calvert, CEO ArcelorMittal North America

Geert Van Poelvoorde

52 2016 Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe Flat

Simon Wandke

58 2016 Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Mining

Genuino Christino

Vice President, Group Head of Finance, Member of the Management Committee

Daniel Fairclough

2010 Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Corporate Finance and Head of Investor Relations

Jose Arias

Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe, Flat Products business division South West

Benjamin Baptista Filho

Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer Flat Carbon South America

John Brett

49 Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal USA

Victor Cairo

Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Mexico

David Clarke

2016 Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Head of Strategy and Chief Technology Officer

Brad Davey

2018 Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal North America

Sean Donnelly

Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Vijay Goyal

46 2016 Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Distribution Solutions

Paramjit Kahlon

46 2016 Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal CIS (ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, Ukraine and ArcelorMittal Temirtau, Kazakhstan)

Augustine Kochuparampil

65 2013 Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products

Yves Koeberle

Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Head of ArcelorMittal Sourcing, Shipping and European Procurement Organization

Sanjay Samaddar

57 Vice President, Member of Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products, business division east

Wim Van Gerven

2014 Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products, business division north

Hendrik Verster

Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited

Gregory Ludkovsky

2007 Vice President, Head of Research and Development, Member of the Management Committee

Leonardo Carneiro

Secretary to the Management Committee

Henk Scheffer

Company Secretary

Bruno Lafont

62 2017 Lead Independent Director

Jeannot Krecke

68 2010 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Vanisha Mittal Bhatia

38 2004 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Michel Wurth

64 2014 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Tye Burt

60 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Karel de Gucht

64 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Suzanne Nimocks

59 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Karyn Ovelmen

54 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lakshmi Mittal

Mr. Lakshmi Narayan Mittal has been Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee of ArcelorMittal S.A. since January 1, 2016. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Management Board and Member of the Management Committee of ArcelorMittal S.A. from May 13, 2008. He founded Mittal Steel Company (formerly the LNM Group) in 1989. He has also been member of various boards and trusts, including chairman of the board of Aperam and the boards of Goldman Sachs and Airbus N.V (previously EADS NV). He has been Member of the Foreign Investment Council in Kazakhstan, the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council and the World Steel Association’s Executive Committee. He also sits on the Board of Trustees of Cleveland Clinic in the United States. Mr. Mittal began his career working in his family's steelmaking business in India, and has over 35 years of experience working in steel and related industries. He graduated from St. Xavier’s College in Kolkata, India where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree. In January 2013, Mr. Mittal was awarded a Doctor Honoris Causa by the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland.He is Chairman of the board of Aperam and a member of the board of Goldman Sachs. He previously sat on the board of Airbus N.V. He is a member of the Foreign Investment Council in Kazakhstan, the Global CEO Council of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council, the World Steel Association’s Executive Committee, the European Round Table of Industrialists, the Indian School of Business and a member of the board of Trustees of Cleveland Clinic.

Aditya Mittal

Mr. Aditya Mittal has served as Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe at ArcelorMittal S.A. since January 1, 2016. He has also been President of the Company since March 5, 2018. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Group Management Board, as well as Member of the Management Committee of ArcelorMittal S.A. from October 30, 2006. Prior to his current role, he was Chief Financial Officer of ArcelorMittal with responsibility for Flat Carbon Europe, investor relations and communications. He joined Mittal Steel in 1997, and was president and Chief Financial Officer of Mittal Steel Company from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Mittal serves on the board of Aperam, is Chairman of India’s second largest refinery, Hindustan Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL), is a board member at the Wharton School and a board member at Iconiq Capital. He is also a trustee at Brookings Institute and an alumni of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leader’s Program. He graduated with a Bachelors degree in Economics from the Wharton School in Pennsylvania.

Brian Aranha

Mr. Brian E. Aranha has been Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee, Head of Strategy, CTO, R&D, CCM, and Global Automotive at ArcelorMittal S.A. since 2016. He is also in charge of automotive joint ventures in China and India. He was Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer of Flat Carbon South America of ArcelorMittal S.A. from 2014. He joined Dofasco’s research and development department in Canada in 1979. After assignments with the American Iron & Steel Institute in Washington DC, and working on a study for the World Bank on restructuring the Polish steel industry, he returned to Dofasco in 1992 as project manager on the delivery improvement team. In 1993, he was appointed general manager of quality systems and became purchasing assistant director in 1998. Brian took on the role of director of automotive business in 2001, a position that he held until being named vice president of commercial in 2003. Brian took up additional responsibilities as vice president of NAFTA automotive, after integration into ArcelorMittal in 2007. He moved to Flat Carbon Europe in 2008 as chief marketing officer of industry. Brian holds a Bachelor of applied sciences and engineering from the University of Toronto.

Bart Wille

Mr. Bart Wille has been Executive Vice President, Head of Human Resources, Member of the Management Committee, Member of the Executive Board at ArcelorMittal S.A. since 2018. Bart has joined ArcelorMittal with more than 30 years of global human resources management experience in various multinational companies. Upon finalizing a degree in international business administration at UFSIA, the University of Antwerp (Belgium), Bart joined Unilever (consumer goods) in 1985, for whom he worked for 22 years, in Belgium, United Kingdom, Brazil and the Netherlands. After a short period in Puratos (food ingredients), he joined Bekaert as chief human resources officer at the beginning of 2009. As a member of the Bekaert Group Executive, Bart was responsible for the overall leadership of the people and organization agenda of the company worldwide. In this role, he supported the international expansion of the company and he participated in the restructuring and change of the company organization, as well as the continuous transformation of its culture. He focused on the growth of leadership capabilities, the development of a more diverse talent base, the deployment of a stronger performance culture and the strengthening of functional capabilities and human resources governance.

Jefferson de Paula

Mr. Jefferson de Paula has served as Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal South America Long of ArcelorMittal S.A. since January 1, 2016. He served as Executive Vice President, South America Long and Member of Management Committee of the ArcelorMittal SA from June 1, 2011. Mr. Jefferson de Paula was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the Long Carbon Americas Business Unit South. After almost 10 years of experience in the Brazilian steel industry, he joined the Group in 1993 as General Manager of Belgo Mineira's Vitoria plant in Brazil. In 2001, he moved to Acindar in Argentina as Executive Industrial Vice President Steel Business. He has been Industrial and Commercial Vice President of Acindar since 2006. In 2008, he joined Long Carbon Europe as COO of the Sections, Rails and Piles business division, later becoming CEO of Long Carbon Europe - South Division. In 2011, he was named CEO of Long Carbon Americas, which in 2014 became Long Carbon Central & South America. Mr. de Paula holds a Bachelor’s Degree in metallurgical engineering from Universidade Federal Fluminense (Brazil), a Master’s Degree in finance and marketing from Universidad Austral (Argentina) and has attended to senior executive courses from Insead (France) and from Kellogg - Northwestern University (USA). In addition to his position in the Group, Mr. de Paula is the current President of the Latin America’s Steel Association (Alacero), he sits in the board of directors of Brazil’s Steel Association (Aco Brasil) and in the Strategic Board of the Industry Association of the State of Minas Gerais (FIEMG).

Robrecht Himpe

Mr. Robrecht Himpe has been Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee, President and CEO AM/NS Calvert, CEO ArcelorMittal North America at ArcelorMittal S.A. since July 2016. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and President and Chief Executive Officer AM/NS Calvert at the Company from January 2016. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Management Committee, Head of Health and Safety of the Company. Prior to becoming Member of the Management Committee, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Flat Carbon Western Europe (FCWE) since 2007. In 2006, he was responsible for FCWE Upstream Competence Domain. In 2003, he took over the function of Operational Director in Arcelor Asturias and in 2001, he was appointed Operational Director of Arcelor Bremen. In 1995, he became responsible for the Sidmar Gent Cold Rolling department. He started his career in 1981 in the Sidmar Gent Hot Strip Mill. Mr. Himpe is Electrotechnical Engineer and a graduate from the University of Gent.

Geert Van Poelvoorde

Mr. Geert Maurice Van Poelvoorde has served as Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe Flat of ArcelorMittal S.A. since January 1, 2016. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of Flat Products and ArcelorMittal Europe Purchasing Platform, Member of Management Committee of ArcelorMittal SA. He started his career in 1989 as a project engineer at the Sidmar Gent hot strip mill, where he held several senior positions in the automation and process computer department. He moved to Stahlwerke Bremen in 1995 as senior project manager. Between 1998 and 2002, he headed a number of departments, and in 2003 he was appointed director of Stahlwerke Bremen, responsible for operations and engineering. In 2005 Mr. Van Poelvoorde returned to ArcelorMittal Gent to take up the position of chief operating officer primary. In 2008 he became chief executive officer (CEO) of ArcelorMittal Gent with direct responsibility for primary operations, and was appointed CEO of the Business Division North within Flat Carbon Europe in 2009. Mr. Van Poelvoorde graduated from the University of Ghent, Belgium, with a degree in civil engineering and electronics.

Simon Wandke

Mr. Simon C. Wandke has been Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Mining of ArcelorMittal S.A. since January 1, 2016. He was Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Mining and Member of the Management Committee at the Company from July 10, 2015 and Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of ArcelorMittal Mining, and a Member of the Management Committee of ArcelorMittal S.A. from January 10, 2011. Prior to this, he held various senior positions within the mining and minerals industry. His career started in 1981 at BHP Billiton and held positions in mines in Australia and Indonesia and other Commercial offices globally until 1999, when he became vice president, Strategy Minerals Group, Melbourne, Australia, then vice president, Strategic Marketing in 2000. In 2002, he joined Destra Consulting Group, Melbourne, where he was an equity partner, responsible for global group business development. In 2006, he joined Ferrexpo plc as chief marketing officer, first in Hong Kong, China, then in Baar, Switzerland. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors with a Diploma in Company Directorship. He also holds a Diploma in Corporate Finance from Swinburne University, Australia, as well as a B.A., Psychology and Marketing (Comm) from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Genuino Christino

Mr. Genuino M. Christino serves as Vice President, Group Head of Finance and Member of the Management Committee of ArcelorMittal S.A. He joined Belgo-Mineira in Brazil in 2003 as an accounting manager. In 2005, after the reorganization of the Brazilian operations resulting in the creation of Arcelor Brazil, he was appointed general manager in charge of accounting, consolidation and reporting for Brazil. In 2007, he also accumulated the tax and real estate functions for Brazil and South America. He played a role in several reorganizations in Brazil and in the set-up and development of the Brazilian shared services centre. In January 2009, he took on the role of head of group accounting, consolidation and financial reporting. In 2014, group treasury was added to his responsibilities. He is also Member of the ArcelorMittal Corporate Finance and Tax Committee (CFTC). Prior to joining the group, he spent ten years at KPMG in Brazil and in the United Kingdom as an auditor and consultant. He holds a Bachelor in accounting and business administration from Paulista University in Sao Paolo, Brazil and has also completed the Executive MBA Program from Dom Cabral Foundation in Belo Horizonte.

Daniel Fairclough

Mr. Daniel C. Fairclough has served as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Corporate Finance and Head of Investor Relations at ArcelorMittal S.A. since June 8, 2010. He has knowledge of the metals and mining industry having spent the past ten years in senior equity research roles – initially as co-head of Merrill Lynch Mining and Steel Research, and latterly as managing director, mining and steel research at ICAP Equities. He is a graduate from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, with an Honors degree in accounting and financial analysis.

Jose Arias

Mr. Jose Manuel Arias serves as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe, Flat Products business division South West at ArcelorMittal S.A. He joined the group in Spain in 1986 as a trainee engineer, progressing in his career with a number of promotions and appointments within the engineering and steel works area. In 2005, he was appointed Human Resources Director for ArcelorMittal Spain, before becoming the site deputy manager in 2007. In 2008, he was appointed Vice President and site manager. In his most recent role, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Asturias in 2009. He is a graduate in mining engineering from Oviedo University, Spain. He holds a MBA from Asturias Business School, Oviedo University, Spain.

Benjamin Baptista Filho

Mr. Benjamin Mario Baptista Filho serves as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer Flat Carbon South America at ArcelorMittal S.A. He has been member of the management of the Company since May 24, 2011. He was previously Vice President Commercial for Flat Carbon South America. He joined the group at subsidiary Companhia Siderurgica de Tubarao (CST) in Brazil in 1983, where he gained executive experience, including project and operational responsibilities. He graduated as a metallurgical engineer from the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and has completed several senior management programs at Fundacao Dom Cabral in Brazil and Insead in France.

John Brett

Mr. John L. Brett serves as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal USA at ArcelorMittal S.A. He joined the group at former Inland Steel in 1988 as associate accountant, and progressed to become a manager specialized in financial analysis and systems in 1997. In 1998, he took on the role of controller for Ispat Inland Steel. In 2005, he was promoted to vice president finance and planning and controller for Mittal Steel USA. In his most recent role, he was appointed Executive Vice President of Finance, Planning and Procurement for ArcelorMittal USA in 2012. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and is a graduate in economics from the DePauw University.

Victor Cairo

Mr. Victor M. Cairo is Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Mexico at ArcelorMittal S.A. He started his career with Caterpillar in operations before moving to Prolec GE as its plant manager in 1997. He joined the group as general manager Dofasco de Mexico in 2000. He holds Bachelor’s degree in mechanical and electrical engineering from Universidad Regiomontana and an MBA from Instituto Tecnologico y Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.

David Clarke

Mr. David Clarke has served as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Head of Strategy and Chief Technology Officer at ArcelorMittal S.A. since January 2016. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Head of Corporate Strategy of the Company. He joined Mittal Steel in 2003 to support the integration and operational improvement activities in the group’s then new acquisitions in Eastern Europe. In 2006 he co-led the development of the Mittal Steel Value Plan, a key element of the bid to merge with Arcelor, and was appointed to his role in 2007. In his previous role, he was responsible for the development of medium to long term industry outlook, coordinating the group’s annual strategy process, and leading/supporting projects of key strategic importance. Prior to joining Mittal Steel, he held positions at McKinsey & Company; Princeton, Cambridge and Oxford Universities; and AT&T Bell Laboratories. He holds a PhD and MA in physics from Princeton University where he was a Fulbright Fellow and a Hackett Scholar, and a BSc (Hons) in mathematics and physics from the University of Western Australia.

Brad Davey

Mr. Brad Davey has been Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal North America at ArcelorMittal S.A. since May 2018. He joined ArcelorMittal Dofasco, Canada, in 1986 and over the next 15 years held several technology and manufacturing roles. Since 2001, he has held various senior commercial positions, including vice-president of ArcelorMittal Dofasco and chief marketing officer, North America Flat Rolled. Prior to his appointment as CEO ArcelorMittal North America, Brad was chief marketing officer, ArcelorMittal North America and head of global automotive. He holds bachelor of engineering degree from McMaster University.

Sean Donnelly

Mr. Sean Donnelly serves as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Dofasco at ArcelorMittal S.A. He joined Dofasco in 1981 as a production engineer, galvanize. He held various leadership positions with the company before being appointed general manager of market development and product applications in 2003. In 2005, he became director for quality systems and manufacturing technology, and in 2008 he was named vice president of technology. Prior to becoming chief executive officer, ArcelorMittal Dofasco, in November 2014, Mr. Donnelly was vice president of manufacturing. He graduated from the McMaster University in Canada with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering.

Vijay Goyal

Mr. Vijay Krishna Goyal has been Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Distribution Solutions at ArcelorMittal S.A. since October 1, 2016. Until 2003 he was Secretary at the Company. He joined Mittal Steel in 1999 and held various positions in finance. In 2007, he became Chief Financial Officer and head of strategy for Long Carbon Europe, followed by his appointment as Chief Financial Officer and head of central supply chain of Flat Carbon Europe in mid-2008. In his most recent role, since 2014, he has been Chief Financial Officer of ArcelorMittal Europe and additionally in charge of legal, IT and shared service centre Europe. He graduated from St Xavier’s College, Calcutta. He is a chartered accountant and cost and works accountant from the respective institutes in India. He has also completed executive education programs at Wharton Business School.

Paramjit Kahlon

Mr. Paramjit Kahlon has served as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal CIS (ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, Ukraine and ArcelorMittal Temirtau, Kazakhstan) at ArcelorMittal S.A. since May 2016. He started his career in 1993, in the project management of steel projects and, in 1995, he moved to a senior role at SMS Siemag. He took up the position of senior project manager at Danieli & Co in Italy in 2001. Between August 2008 and July 2010, he was in the lead role for projects and strategy for ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih's pre-crisis ambitious investment program. In July 2010, he was promoted to the position of chief technical officer and, in March 2012, to the role of Chief Operating Officer of ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih. He went on to become the Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih in 2015 before being appointed as Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal CIS in May 2016. He is a graduate from Haryana Institute of Engineering in India and holds Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Metals in India. He also has a certificate in Computer Engineering from Indira Gandhi Open University.

Augustine Kochuparampil

Mr. Augustine Kochuparampil has served as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe – Long Products at ArcelorMittal S.A. since July 1, 2013. He joined the group in 1994 as a controller at Mittal Steel Hamburg before being promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) two years later. He was CFO of Ispat Europe from 2001 to 2003. At the end of that year, he became the CFO of Mittal Steel Poland, a position Mr. Kochuparampil held until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ArcelorMittal Galati, Romania, in January 2007. In June 2009, he became CEO of ArcelorMittal Ostrava and in 2011, was appointed CEO of Long Carbon Europe’s business division east. Prior to joining ArcelorMittal, Mr. Kochuparampil spent around 19 years in the steel industry in India with the Steel Authority of India. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from St Xavier’s College under the University of Calcutta, India. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in law from Ravi Shankar University, Raipur, India.

Yves Koeberle

Mr. Yves Koeberle serves as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee, Head of ArcelorMittal Sourcing, Shipping and European Procurement Organization at ArcelorMittal S.A. Yves started his career with Air Liquide where he had been working for 13 years in the three core businesses of this industrial gas company (Engineering, Tonnage and Merchant). At the end of 1999, he joined Usinor Achats to handle electricity and natural gas purchasing within the newly created Energy Department. In 2004, Yves led the Arcelor Purchasing 2007 – 2012 Strategic Plan and coordinated M&A activities linked to Purchasing. In 2006, he took the responsibility of Iron Ore Purchasing for Arcelor plants before being confirmed as General Manager in charge of Iron Ore for the new ArcelorMittal Group. In 2008 Yves was appointed CEO of ArcelorMittal Sourcing, the trading company in charge of buying and selling to Company’s mills all raw materials globally purchased by the Group. Yves holds a M.Sc. degree in Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Paris, France.

Sanjay Samaddar

Mr. Sanjay Samaddar serves as Vice President, Member of Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products, business division east (covering ArcelorMittal Eisenhuettenstadt, ArcelorMittal Poland and ArcelorMittal Ostrava) at ArcelorMittal S.A. He joined the group in 2003 as director, sales and marketing of Mittal Steel Galati, Romania. In 2005, he was appointed director, sales and marketing and member of the board of Mittal Steel, Poland. After the merger of Mittal Steel and Arcelor in 2006, he was promoted to Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Eastern Europe. He moved to the Czech Republic in 2008 as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of ArcelorMittal Ostrava. In 2009, he became Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of ArcelorMittal Poland, and Chief Executive Officer of Flat Carbon Europe business division east, covering operations in Poland and at Eisenhuettenstadt in Germany. He has a degree in chemical engineering from Panjab University, India. He has also completed the Accelerated Development Programme for Business Leaders at the London Business School, UK.

Wim Van Gerven

Mr. Wim Van Gerven has served as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products, business division north at ArcelorMittal S.A. since January 2014. He started his professional career in 1988 as electrical maintenance manager at ArcelorMittal Gent, where he held various senior positions prior to being appointed general manager of the cold rolling works in 2002. In 2005, he moved to Eisenhuttenstadt as head of downstream. In October 2008, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of ArcelorMittal Poland. His most recent position was Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Gent. He holds Master's degree in mechanical and electrical engineering from the University of Gent, Belgium, as well as a MBA from the Vlerick Leuven Gent management School, Belgium.

Hendrik Verster

Mr. Hendrik Jacobus (Kobus) Verster serves as Vice President, Member of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited at ArcelorMittal S.A. Kobus has more than 20 years’ experience in the steel industry. He started his career at Iscor South Africa. He was chief financial officer and executive director of ArcelorMittal South Africa from February 2006 to August 2010. He played a broader strategic role within the company during that period. Prior to his appointment as chief financial officer, he was General Manager corporate treasury at Mittal Steel in Rotterdam and held various senior roles in financial management and treasury in Iscor. Then Kobus served on the board of Aveng Limited as chief executive officer from February 11, 2014 until September 26, 2017. Kobus holds a BCom degree from the University of Potchefstroom, a BCom Honors (Economics) degree from the University of Pretoria, a MBL from the University of South Africa (Unisa) and attended the Executive Management Program at the University of Virginia, USA.

Gregory Ludkovsky

Dr. Gregory (Greg) Ludkovsky has served as Vice President, Head of Research and Development, Member of the Management Committee of ArcelorMittal S.A. since December 2007. He started his career in Russia as a researcher in the field of solid state physics. In 1979 he was hired by East Chicago, Indiana, Research Laboratory operated by the Inland Steel Company, which was purchased by Mittal Steel in 1998. Dr. Ludkovsky progressed through the research and development (R&D) department to become vice president of R&D in 1995. In 1998 he was named chief technology officer for Ispat International and, later, for Mittal Steel Company. He later became vice president of global R&D for ArcelorMittal. He holds two dozen patents and is an author of numerous publications in the field of physical metallurgy.

Leonardo Carneiro

Henk Scheffer

Mr. Henk Scheffer serves as Company Secretary at ArcelorMittal S.A. He joined Mittal Steel in March 2003 as Company Secretary. Previously, he worked at Canon for 13 years in various legal and general management positions. He holds a Law degree from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG). In August 2005, he was re-admitted as Attorney to the Rotterdam Bar. He was previously admitted to the Amsterdam Bar.

Bruno Lafont

Mr. Bruno Lafont has served as Lead Independent Director of ArcelorMittal S.A. since May 10, 2017. He has been Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since May 10, 2011. He is also a Member of the Company's Audit & Risk Committee and Chair of the Appointments, Remuneration & Corporate Governance Committee. He began his career at Lafarge in 1983 and has held numerous positions in finance and international operations with the same company. In 1995, Mr. Lafont was appointed Group Executive Vice President, Finance, and thereafter Executive Vice President of the Gypsum Division in 1998. Mr. Lafont joined Lafarge’s General Management as Chief Operating Officer between May 2003 and December 2005. Chief Executive Officer in January 2006, Mr. Lafont was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in May 2007. In July 2015, Mr. Lafont was appointed co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of LafargeHolcim (July 2015 – May 2017) and Honorary Chairman of Lafarge. He is member of EDF and a member of the Executive Committee of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Mr. Lafont is a graduate from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales business school (HEC 1977, Paris) and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA 1982, Paris).

Jeannot Krecke

Mr. Jeannot Krecke has been Non-Executive Non-Independent Director at ArcelorMittal S.A. since January 1, 2010. He started his university studies at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in 1969, from where he obtained a degree in Physical and Sports Education. He decided in 1983 to change professional direction. His interests led him to retrain in economics, accounting and taxation. He enrolled in various courses, in particular in the United States. Following the legislative elections of June 13, 2004, Mr. Krecke was appointed Minister of the Economy and Foreign Trade of Luxembourg on July 13, 2004. Upon the return of the coalition government formed by the Christian Social Party (CSV) and the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party (LSAP) as a result of the legislative elections of June 7, 2009, Mr. Krecke retained the portfolio of Minister of the Economy and Foreign Trade on July 23, 2009. As of July 2004, Mr. Krecke represented the Luxembourg government at the Council of Ministers of the EU in the Internal Market and Industry sections of its Competitiveness configuration as well as in the Economic and Financial Affairs Council and in the Energy section of its Transport, Telecommunications and Energy configuration. He was also Member of the Eurogroup from July 2004 to June 2009. On February 1, 2012, Mr. Krecke retired from government and decided to end his active political career in order to pursue a range of different projects. Mr. Krecke is Chief Executive Officer of Key International Strategy Services. He has served as Member of the Boards of JSFC Sistema, of East West United Bank, of China Construction Bank Europe, of Calzedonia Finanziara S.A., Jan De Nul S.A. and Novenergia Holding Company S.A.

Vanisha Mittal Bhatia

Ms. Vanisha Mittal Bhatia has been Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of ArcelorMittal S.A. since December 2004. She was appointed as Member of the LNM Holdings Board of Directors in June 2004. Ms. Mittal Bhatia was appointed to Mittal Steel's Board of Directors in December 2004. She joined Aperam in April 2011 and since has held the position of Chief Strategy Officer. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the European Business School and has worked at Mittal Shipping Ltd, Mittal Steel Hamburg GmbH, an Internet-based venture capital fund, within the procurement department of Mittal Steel, in charge of a cost-cutting project.

Michel Wurth

Mr. Michel Wurth has been Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of ArcelorMittal S.A. since May 2014. He joined Arbed in 1979 and held a variety of functions before joining the Arbed Group Management Board and becoming its Chief Financial Officer in 1996. The merger of Aceralia, Arbed and Usinor, leading to the creation of Arcelor in 2002, led to Mr. Wurth’s appointment as senior executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer of Arcelor. He became Member of ArcelorMittal’s Group Management Board in 2006, responsible for Flat Carbon Europe, Global R&D, Distribution Solutions and Long Carbon Worldwide, respectively. Mr. Wurth retired from the GMB in April 2014 and was elected to ArcelorMittal’s Board of Directors in May 2014. He holds a Law degree from the University of Grenoble, France, and a degree in Political Science from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Grenoble as well as a Master’s of Economics from the London School of Economics, UK. Mr. Wurth is also doctor of laws honoris causa of the Sacred Heart University, Luxembourg. He has served as Chairman of the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce since 2004. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Paul Wurth S.A. and of BIP Investment Partners and Non-Executive Director of BGL BNP Paribas S.A., of SMS Group and of Brasserie Nationale.

Tye Burt

Mr. Tye Burt has been Non-Executive Independent Director of ArcelorMittal S.A. since May 8, 2012. He is Member of the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee at the Company. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Kinross Gold Corporation in March 2005. He held this position until August 1, 2012. Kinross is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Burt was also Member of the Board of Directors of Kinross. Mr. Burt has broad experience in the global mining industry, specializing in corporate finance, business strategy and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Kinross, he held the position of Vice Chairman and Executive Director of Corporate Development at Barrick Gold Corporation. He was President of the Cartesian Capital Group from 2000 to 2002; Chairman of Deutsche Bank Canada and Deutsche Bank Securities Canada; Global Managing Director of Global Metals and Mining for Deutsche Bank AG from 1997 to 2000; and Managing Director and Co-Head of the Global Mining Group at BMO Nesbitt Burns from 1995 to 1997, holding various other positions at BMO Nesbitt Burns from 1986 to 1995. Mr. Burt has been Chairman of Urthecast Corp., a Canadian TSX-listed company in the aerospace technology business. The company is focused on the business of streaming color images of the Earth from the International Space Station. He has also been the Chair and Principal at Carbon Arc Capital Investments Corp. and the Life Sciences Research Campaign Chair of the University of Guelph's Better Planet Project. Mr. Burt has been Member of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Charter for Business Board of Governors and is Vice-Chair of the Governors of the Royal Ontario Museum Foundation. He is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, a member of the Law 54 Society of Upper Canada, and he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Guelph.

Karel de Gucht

Mr. Karel de Gucht has been Non-Executive Independent Director of ArcelorMittal S.A. since May 4, 2016. He is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee at the Company. He was the European Commissioner for Trade in the Second Barroso Commission (2010-2014) and for Development and Humanitarian Aid in the First Barroso Commission (2009- 2010). He was Minister of Foreign Affairs (2004-2009) and Vice Prime Minister (2008-2009) of Belgium. In addition, he was the Chairman in Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) (2006) and Member of the Security Council of the United Nations (2007-2008). He is a Professor of Law at VUB (the Dutch-speaking Free University of Brussels), a member of the Advisory Board of CVC Capital Partners, a member of the board of directors of Proximus NV (Telecom) and the President of the Board of IES, the Brussels Institute of European Studies. Mr. de Gucht holds a Master of Law degree from the VUB.

Suzanne Nimocks

Ms. Suzanne P. Nimocks has been Non-Executive Independent Director of ArcelorMittal S.A. since January 25, 2011. She is also a Member of the Company's Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee. She was previously a director (senior partner) with McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, from June 1999 to March 2010, and was with the firm in various other capacities beginning in 1989, including as a leader in the firm’s Global Petroleum Practice, Electric Power & Natural Gas Practice, Organization Practice, and Risk Management Practice. Ms. Nimocks chaired the Environmental Committee of the Greater Houston Partnership, the primary advocate of Houston’s business community, until December 31, 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Tufts University and a Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. Ms. Nimocks has been Board Member for Encana Corporation, Rowan Companies Plc, and Owens Corning, all listed companies. In the non-profit sector, she is Member of the Board of Directors of the Houston Zoo and serves as a Trustee of the Texas Children’s Hospital.

Karyn Ovelmen

Mrs. Karyn F. Ovelmen has been Non-Executive Independent Director of ArcelorMittal S.A. since May 5, 2015. She is Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee at the Company. She was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Flowserve from June 2015 till February 2017. Most recently she also served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of LyondellBasell Industries NV from 2011 to May 2015, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Petroplus Holdings AG from May 2006 to September 2010 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Argus Services Corporation from 2005 to 2006. Prior to that, she was Vice President of External Reporting and Investor Relations for Premcor Refining Group Inc. She also spent 12 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, primarily serving energy industry accounts. She is Member of the Gates Industrial Corporation plc Board of Directors as non-executive director and member of its Audit Committee since December 2017. Mrs. Ovelmen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Connecticut, USA, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) of AICPA.