Gerdau's CEO receives the Steel Maker of the Year Award in the United States

Press release

Gerdau's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), André B. Gerdau Johannpeter, received in Atlanta the Steel Maker of
the Year Award in recognition of its entrepreneurial spirit, visionary leadership, support to research, and
unwavering commitment to the steel industry. The title was delivered in the presence of over a thousand
people and is an annual ceremony of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), which is one of the
main associations of steel producers and researchers in the world. The entity has currently 14,000 members
and since 1975 has honored professionals who stand out for their excellence and contribution to the
development of the steel industry.
About Gerdau
Gerdau is a leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world. With over 45,000 employees, it has industrial operations in 14 countries - in the Americas, Europe and Asia - which together represent an installed capacity of over 25 million metric tons of steel per year. It is the largest recycler in Latin America and around the world it transforms, each year, millions of metric tons of scrap into steel, reinforcing its commitment to sustainable development in the regions where it operates. With more than 140,000 shareholders, the Company is listed on the stock exchanges of São Paulo, New York and Madrid.
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