CRU Group

14th CRU World Stainless Steel Conference, 6-7 February 2012 - Brussels, Belgium

Press Release   •   Dec 21, 2011 14:48 GMT

The conference attracts a broad range of the stainless steel industry participants from producers to end users from over 33 countries. It is a truly international event.

New for 2012 - Raw Materials European and Global Perspectives workshop, in association with EurActiv

With the Roadmap for a resource-efficient Europe on its way, policymakers and stakeholders to debate the 2020 flagship initiative on resource efficiency focusing on raw material industries from both a European perspective and an international one.

Confirmed speakers for 2012 include:
Pascal Payet-Gaspard, Secretary General, International Stainless Steel Forum
Mika Seitovirta, CEO, Outokumpu OYJ
Sampsa Karhunen, Equity research, DnB NOR Markets
Busik Choi, Economist, POSCO Research Institute
Pete Kelly, Managing Director, LMC Automotive
Gianluigi Ferrighi, Head of Purchasing, Franke Kitchen Systems Group
Nigel Ward, Association Director, British Stainless Steel Association
Vanessa Davidson, Group Manager – Nickel, Stainless Steel & Special Alloys, CRU
Michael Widmer, Head of Metals Research, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Alistair Ramsay, Principal Consultant – Stainless Steel, CRU
David Wilson, Head of Metals Research, Citigroup
Robert Santurbano, Italinox Vietnam
Denis Lencou-Bareme, Marketing Manager & FeNi Product Manager, Eramet - Nickel Branch
Nikhil Shah, Principal Consultant - Non-Ferrous, CRU
Anil Shah, President, NI-MET
Cengiz Onal, Sales Manager, Eti Krom

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CRU is an independent business analysis and consultancy group focused on the mining, metals, power, cables, fertilizer and chemical sectors. Founded in the late 1960s, the group employs more than 200 experts in London, Beijing, Santiago, Sydney and key centres within the United States.

CRU Events organises high-quality global conferences and exhibitions in the mining, metals and fertilizer industries. The CRU brand is renowned for producing authoritative, independent research and our events offer the same reliable expert opinion and market insights through carefully researched programmes.

CRU events are well respected for attracting the most senior level professionals and providing valuable networking opportunities throughout the year for their global audiences.

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