Director name: Sanjay Samaddar
Director Role: Vice president
Status:: Chief executive officer, business division east, covering ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt, ArcelorMittal Poland and ArcelorMittal Ostrava
Sanjay Samaddar 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 (CEO) and chairman of ArcelorMittal Ostrava.
In 2009 Mr Samaddar became CEO and chairman of ArcelorMittal Poland, and CEO of Flat Carbon Europe business division east, covering operations in Poland and at Eisenhüttenstadt in Germany.
Mr Samaddar 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.