Algoma Steel Announces Appointment of New CEO

Algoma Steel Group Inc., a leading Canadian producer of hot and cold rolled steel sheet and plate products, announced the appointment of Michael Garcia as Chief Executive Officer effective June 1st, 2022 upon the retirement of current CEO Michael McQuade. Mr. McQuade will continue to serve on the Company’s board of directors and Mr. Garcia will also join the Board concurrent with his appointment as CEO.

Mr. Garcia is a successful industrial business leader, experienced public company CEO, and board member. He is skilled at developing and executing corporate strategy, offering global experience across multiple countries and cultures with the proven ability to nurture talent and lead an organization through change. His career spans senior executive roles in numerous well-regarded companies including Alcoa Inc., Gerdau Ameristeel Inc., Evraz Inc./Evraz Highveld Steel & Vanadium Co., Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Domtar Inc., and Alliant Energy Inc. Mr. Garcia holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University.

Courtesy of Algoma Steel Group.

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