Director name: Augusto Espeschit de Almeida
Director Role: Vice president
Status:: Chief executive officer, Wire Joint Ventures
Augusto Espeschit de Almeida joined the group in 1980 in the Monlevade steel plant maintenance area of Minas Gerais, Brazil. He was appointed general manager ArcelorMittal and head of the Monlevade plant in 2006, followed by his nomination in 2009 as chief operating officer of Long Carbon Brazil. He was previously vice president of ArcelorMittal and chief executive officer of Long Carbon Central and South America.
Mr de Almeida holds a diploma in mechanical engineering from the Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and has completed postgraduate courses at Kellogg Business School, US, and Insead, France.