Joseph Kinsch has passed away at the age of 89

Joseph Kinsch, who led Arbed to become one of the world’s largest steel producers, died on Thursday.

Joseph Kinsch was an emblematic figure of the steel industry in Luxembourg in the 1990s. He was the head of Arbed and played a key role in the foundation of Arcelor as he orchestrated the merger between Arbed, Aceralia (Spain) and Usinor (France).