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Jan Rafaj has resigned from ArcelorMittal Ostrava's Executive office

Ostrava, 28 November 2017 – The Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Human Resources and Public Affairs Director, Jan Rafaj has resigned from the membership in the statutory bodies and in the management positions at ArcelorMittal Ostrava. Jan Rafaj will continue to serve in the Board of the Steel Association.

Jan Rafaj worked at ArcelorMittal Ostrava from 2002 when he was appointed Head of Legal Department of the then subsidiary Válcovny plechu Frýdek-Místek. Since 2011, he has been the Human Resources and Public Affairs Director and since June 2017, he has been the statutory director of the Steel Industry Association.

ArcelorMittal Ostrava a.s. is part of the world’s largest steel and mining group ArcelorMittal. Annually it produces over 2 million tonnes of steel, which is mainly used in construction and machinery. It is the biggest manufacturer of road safety barriers and the only producer of grain-oriented steel sheets in the Czech Republic. Besides the domestic market the company delivers its products to more than 40 countries around the world. ArcelorMittal Ostrava and its subsidiaries employ over 7 000 people. In 2016 average income was CZK 35 104. As a result of the completion of a range of above-standard greening technologies the company produces its products with the minimum possible environmental footprint. To contribute to making a more sustainable future possible, the company has set 10 sustainable development outcomes. The progress on each of the outcomes is reported on the Annual Review. The sole shareholder is ArcelorMittal S.A.


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