The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) elected Mika Seitovirta, Outokumpu CEO, as new chairman in the organization’s 19th Annual Conference in Hong Kong, China. His position and duties as the Outokumpu CEO continue. The term of the ISSF chairman is two years.
Says Mika Seitovirta: “Long-lasting, durable and 100% recyclable, stainless steel is the optimal material for a wide range of industries and applications. As the ISSF vision says, stainless steel provides sustainable solutions for everyday life. It is a privilege to chair the International Stainless Steel Forum, and drive the industry forward to ensure continuous drive towards customer focused innovations and a more sustainable future.”
The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) is a non-profit research and development organization which was founded in 1996 and serves as the world forum for the international stainless steel industry.
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Outokumpu is a global leader in stainless steel. We create advanced materials that are efficient, long lasting and recyclable – thus building a world that lasts forever. Stainless steel, invented a century ago, is an ideal material to create lasting solutions in demanding applications from cutlery to bridges, energy and medical equipment: it is 100% recyclable, corrosion-resistant, maintenance-free, durable and hygienic. Outokumpu employs more than 12 000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Espoo, Finland and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki. www.outokumpu.com