Last week, Julien Onillon, the current CFO of Aperam, announced that he will be leaving his post by the end of this year. Sandreep Jalan has been named as the new CFO and will begin his role on January 15, 2014.
Jalan is coming from his appointment as CFO of ArcelorMittal and has over 20 years of financial experience. Philippe Darmayan, chief executive officer and member of the management committee, asserts, “I’m confident that Sandeep will continue and enhance further the current Leadership Journey® plan and bring a strong support to the management team of Aperam. His extensive experience in finance and the steel industry has prepared him well for this task.” Lakshmi Mittal, chairman of Aperam’s Board of Directors, has also commented, “Together with my fellow members of the Board of Directors, I would like to extend our gratitude and appreciation for Julien’s achievements at Aperam and also during his career at ArcelorMittal and Mittal Steel.”
Aperam specializes in stainless, electrical and specialty steel and has three divisions: stainless & electrical steel, services & solutions and alloys & specialties. Employing 9,800 workers, it has offices in Europe and Brazil and operates in more than 30 countries.