General Director of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih Mauro Longobardo was elected a Member of the Board of the European Business Association. This decision was announced at the General Meeting of the Association members on November 19 in Kiev. During the election of the Management Board, CEOs of companies-members of the European Business Association took part in the online voting.
The Board of the European Business Association bears overall responsibility for the strategy and activities of the Association, as well as for the management of the executive staff of the Association. Election of the Board is held in accordance with the Articles of Association, Internal Rules and Procedures of the European Business Association.
Anna Derevyanko, Executive Director of the European Business Association:
- We are pleased to welcome Mauro Longobardo to the Board of the European Business Association - the body responsible for the strategic development of our organization. We hope that the professionalism and expertise of Mr. Longobardo will strengthen our contribution to the development of a favorable business climate in Ukraine.
Mauro Longobardo, General Director of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih:
- ArcelorMittal is the largest foreign investor in Ukraine, where it has been operating for 15 years. Not so long ago I took the position of General Director of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, but over these months I have already managed to implement new projects at the enterprise and continue eco-modernization, as well as strengthen the voice of the mining and metallurgical industry as part of the Board of the European Business Association. I am sincerely glad to be elected to the Board of the European Business Association, whose position is listened to by politicians, businessmen, experts, both Ukrainian and international.
The European Business Association was founded in 1999 as a forum for discussing and solving the problems faced by business in Ukraine. The European Business Association is the leading international business organization in Ukraine and brings together over 1,000 European, Ukrainian and international companies.
Election of the Board is held annually within the framework of the General Meeting of the members of the Association. Only full members of the Association can be elected to the Board and to the post of President of the European Business Association.