ArcelorMittal today announces that Simon Wandke has been appointed as the new Chief Commercial Officer heading up Marketing and Sales for its Mining division and a Vice-president of the company.

Mr Wandke will report to Peter Kukielski, Head of Mining and member of the Group Management Board. Simon's appointment is effective from 10 January.

Mr Wandke has significant senior management and marketing experience in the mining industry where he has focused in particular on the development of greenfield projects, transportation logistics and designing and implementing major change to ensure companies are more customer focused.

His most recent position was as Chief Marketing Officer at Ferrexpo Group, the London-listed iron ore mining and processing company where he worked from 2006 until recently. Between 2002 and 2005 he was a Partner in the Destra Consulting Group where he was responsible for launching the Australian practice. Between 1989 and 2002 Mr Wandke held a number of senior positions at BHP Billiton, including Vice-President of Strategic Marketing and Vice-President for Strategy within the Minerals Group.

Peter Kukielski commented: "I am delighted that Simon will be joining the Mining division of ArcelorMittal. He brings a wealth of marketing and management experience from the mining sector and has a great track record of success, particularly in the development of effective commercial strategies. I am sure that he will play a key role in helping to drive the Mining division forward to the next stage in its development as one of the largest global producers of iron ore, coking coal and other minerals."

About ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company, with a presence in 60 countries and primary steelmaking facilities in 18 countries. In 2019, ArcelorMittal had revenues of $70.6 billion and crude steel production of 89.8 million metric tonnes, while iron ore production reached 57.1 million metric tonnes. Our goal is to help build a better world with smarter steels. Steels made using innovative processes which use less energy, emit significantly less carbon and reduce costs. Steels that are cleaner, stronger and reusable. Steels for electric vehicles and renewable energy infrastructure that will support societies as they transform through this century. With steel at our core, our inventive people and an entrepreneurial culture at heart, we will support the world in making that change. This is what we believe it takes to be the steel company of the future. ArcelorMittal is listed on the stock exchanges of New York (MT), Amsterdam (MT), Paris (MT), Luxembourg (MT) and on the Spanish stock exchanges of Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid and Valencia (MTS). For more information about ArcelorMittal please visit: http://corporate.arcelormittal.com/

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