WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) Board of Directors today welcomed two new directors -- Michael McQuade, Algoma Steel Chief Executive Officer, and Ed Ramsey, Regional President - North America for Harsco Metals and Minerals.
“Michael McQuade and Ed Ramsey are tremendous ambassadors for the steel industry, and I am excited to welcome them to the AISI Board of Directors,” said AISI Chairman and AK Steel chief executive officer Roger Newport. “With their help, we will continue to advocate for the best interests of the North American steel industry, our workers, and our customer and supplier partners.”
AISI President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson added, “Michael and Ed both have years of steel industry expertise that will serve as an asset to the Institute as we navigate this critical period in the history of our industry.”
The announcement took place at the Board of Directors meeting in conjunction with AISI’s joint 2019 General Meeting, with the Steel Manufacturers Association, in Washington, DC.
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