KARACHI - Director Projects Tuwairqi Steel Mills Limited Zaigham Adil Rizvi and his team have congratulated Chairman and CEO of POSCO Joon-Yang Chung on his election as new chairman of the World Steel Association. He has been elected new chairman till October 2014 at its 47th annual meeting held in Sao Paulo on Monday. Chung has played an integral role in the rise of POSCO as the leading company in the steel industry. A true professional, Chung has applied his dynamic leadership as the catalyst to lead POSCO to great heights when he joined POSCO in 1975. In the first phase of his career at POSCO, he grew as a technical expert specialising in key steel manufacturing processes and technology by serving at various operational positions at steelworks. Chung was elected as Chairman and CEO POSCO in February 2009.

With decades of committed service to the company, POSCO is proud of an equally dedicated team of about 17,000 employees, reflecting CEO vision and production of approximately 39 million tons of steel products every year.

It is pertinent to note that POSCO is a joint venture partner of Al-Tuwairqi in the project of Tuwairqi Steel Mills in Pakistan, and contemplating to invest further for its backward and forward integration.