Brian Aranha

Executive Vice President of ArcelorMittal

Biography

New steels driving the circular economy, innovative solutions for future mobility

Personal mobility is undergoing a major transformation driven by new technological developments and the sustainability goals set by society.

The leading steel maker, ArcelorMittal develops innovative steel solutions for automotive applications that make this transition possible.

A circular material par excellence, new advanced steel solutions can significantly reduce material consumption/input in any application while improving the final product’s performance. All the same – after a service life that can include product/component reuse – the scrap collected from end of life products will be recycled anew into state-of-the-art steel products. Supporting the circulation of steel over its many applications in society, ArcelorMittal offers optimized solutions from an LCA perspective.

Short Biography

Brian joined Dofasco in 1979 as a member of the company’s Research and Development Department. In 1989, he was assigned to the American Iron & Steel Institute (AISI) in Washington, D.C. and in 1991 he was part of a Canadian consortium conducting a study for the World Bank on restructuring the Polish steel industry. In 1992, Brian returned to Dofasco where he held various positions in Supply Chain, Quality, Technology and Commercial until 2003 when he was named Vice President – Commercial. Brian took up additional responsibilities as Vice President, NAFTA automotive after integration into ArcelorMittal in 2007. He moved to Europe as CMO and head of Global Automotive in 2009 followed by other assignments in NAFTA region in 2012.
Currently, based in Luxembourg, Brian has responsibility for Global Automotive, R&D, Strategy Commercial Coordination and Automotive Joint Ventures in India and China.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Toronto, Canada. In addition, he has completed the Executive Development Program at Queen’s University, School of Business, Canada.

All session by Brian Aranha

MO-PL-03

09:15 - 09:40