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ArcelorMittal appoints new head of human resources

Staff writer |
Luxembourg, Luxembourg - February 28, 2013, Luxembourg, Luxembourg - ArcelorMittal, an integrated steel and mining company, announces that it has appointed Henri Blaffart as executive vice president and head of human resources, effective April 1, 2013.

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Mr. Blaffart, a highly experienced steel industry executive, is currently head of HR for the company’s Flat Carbon Europe segment and a member of the segment management committee, a position he took up in April 2010. Previously he was chief executive officer of ArcelorMittal Lorraine in France, having first been head of primary for the same operation.

Mr. Blaffart joined the group in 1982 as strategy and research and development (R&D) director in Liege. He has held a number of other positions in the company including R&D director for construction and CEO of the former Arcelor's research division.

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