Posted on 09/05/2012 in category Convention

Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee:

ISSF Secretary General Payet-Gaspard to give guest presentation at upcoming Convention in Rome

At the plenary session of the BIR Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee on Wednesday, 30 May at 14.30 in the Rome Cavalieri Hotel, the Secretary General of the International Stainless Steel Forum will take the floor and give a guest presentation on “Stainless Steel: a bright future in a changing world”.

The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF), which was founded in 1996, is a non-profit research organisation based in Brussels, Belgium, which serves as the world forum on various aspects of the international stainless steel industry. The ISSF is represented in 27 countries, either by individual companies (producers of stainless steel) or national/regional stainless steel industry associations.

Mr Payet Gaspard has been at the helm of the organisation since 2009, after leaving his position as  Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal Stainless International. Mr Payet-Gaspard is a graduate of the École Polytechnique, Paris, and the Sloan School of Management of the Massachussets Institute of Technology. He has a long career in the stainless steel industry, having occupied senior management positions in a number of companies including Arcelor, Ugine&ALZ, and Ascoforge.