She will replace Matthieu Jehl, the current Chairman and CEO, who will take up new responsibilities within ArcelorMittal.
Commenting, Geert van Poelvoorde, CEO ArcelorMittal Europe, Flat Products, said:
“I would like to start by thanking Matthieu Jehl for the important role he has played in helping ArcelorMittal establish a presence in Italy. Good progress has been made, specifically on the implementation of the environmental investments and in improving processes, despite the challenging external environment.”
“We are very pleased to welcome Lucia as the new Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal Italia. She is widely recognised as a highly experienced business leader who has made a significant contribution to Italian industry. Her experience and expertise will be very valuable to ArcelorMittal Italia as we seek to put the company on a more sustainable footing and strengthen the consensus around the future of the plant.”