Aditya Mittal, son of steel baron Lakshmi N Mittal, is the chief financial officer (CFO) of the company, and will succeed his father in the new role.
New Delhi: Global steel giant ArcelorMittal on Thursday announced the appointment of Aditya Mittal as its chief executive officer (CEO). Aditya Mittal, son of steel baron Lakshmi N Mittal, is the chief financial officer (CFO) of the company, and will succeed his father in the new role.
In a statement, the Luxembourg-based steel maker said Lakshmi Mittal, who is currently chairman and CEO, will become the company’s executive chairman and Aditya Mittal will become the CEO. “The board of directors of ArcelorMittal today (Thursday) announces Aditya Mittal, currently president, CFO and CEO of ArcelorMittal Europe, will become chief executive officer of the company.
“Lakshmi N Mittal, who founded the company in 1976 and is currently chairman and CEO, will become executive chairman,” the company said. In this position, Lakshmi Mittal will continue to lead the board of directors and work together with the CEO and management team, it said.
The company added that Genuino Christino will now become its CFO. Christino joined the company in 2003 and has held the position of head of finance since 2016.
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