Cornelius Louwrens appointed CEO NLMK Europe Strip

by David Fleschen

NLMK Group, a global steel company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Cornelius Louwrens as CEO NLMK Europe Strip Products (which includes NLMK La Louvière, NLMK Strasbourg and NLMK Manage Service), all part of NLMK Belgium Holdings (NBH)). Previously Cornelius held the position of CTO NLMK International.

Mr. Renaud Moretti, who previously headed the Strip Division, has decided to leave the Group in April 2021.

Ben De Vos, CEO NLMK International, said: “We are convinced that Cornelius’ extensive experience in the industry and as an executive in leading European steel companies will enable NLMK Europe Strip to execute its strategic development plans. We would like to thank Renaud Moretti for his significant contribution to the transformation of the division.”

Cornelius Louwrens’ background

Mr. Cornelius Louwrens has over 20 years’ experience in senior positions in some of the world’s leading steel companies. He graduated with a B.Eng. (Mechanical Engineering) degree from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) in 1990. He holds degrees from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (2000) and Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University, USA (2007). Mr. Louwrens worked for Tata Steel, ArcelorMittal, Saldanha Steel.

Source: NLMK, Photo: Fotolia

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