ResponsibleSteel names new chief

ResponsibleSteel, the non-profit multi-stakeholder organisation, has appointed Annie Heaton as its new chief executive, effective 13 June, Kallanish notes.

Heaton has worked at ArcelorMittal, shaping the company’s sustainability agenda during the last eight years. Prior to that, she worked for non-profit organisations such as ActionAid and Save the Children.

“Annie joins us from a senior sustainability role with a major international steelmaker, and founding RS member, ArcelorMittal. Her appointment comes at a critical and exciting time for ResponsibleSteel; our membership is growing, steelmaking sites are being audited and certified, and the world’s first standard for certification of steel products is nearing completion and being prepared for launch,” says ResponsibleSteel chairman Gerry Tidd.

ResposibleSteel members include global steelmakers, consumers, partners of the steel supply chain and associations.

Emanuele Norsa Italy