Ben De Vos
Vice President, International Operations
From 2011 onwards, a Director of NLMK Belgium Holdings as well as a number of subsidiaries. He is CEO, Chairman of the Management Board of NLMK International B.V. Leading the turnaround and operating efficiency programmes.
Joined Duferco La Louvière in Belgium in 2004 and was appointed a management board member of the NLMK/Duferco JV between 2007 and 2011.
After starting his career as production and development engineer in 1990, held various management positions at Iscor and Saldanha Steel (now ArcelorMittal South Africa) between 1995 and 2003, ending with export sales.
Holds a B.Eng. (Hons) Electrical and M.Eng (industrial) from the University of Pretoria.
NLMK Clabecq launches a 30M€ rolling mill upgrade to expand Thin & High Added Value Steel Plate range
... market and provide customers with best-in-class surface, flatness and dimensional tolerances for the QUARD® and QUEND® range of products. The modernization of the descaling system and the revamping of the Finishing Mill will be concluded in late 2021. Ben de Vos, VP International Operations for NLMK, said: “These investments will strengthen the position of NLMK Clabecq by further enhancing our groundbreaking QUARD® and QUEND® product ranges. The project also reflects the confidence and commitment of the ...
NLMK La Louvière launches a 150 million euro hot strip mill upgrade to produce premium steel
... scheduled for early 2020, for completion in 2021. The contract has been awarded to Primetals Technologies, a leading supplier of solutions for the metals industry. The company has finalized basic engineering and launched production of the equipment. Ben de Vos, CEO of NLMK International, said: “This project helps achieve one of the key targets of NLMK Group’s Strategy 2022: to increase value added sales by 1.7 million tonnes globally. The increase is set to be delivered through the expansion of product ...
Renaud Moretti appointed CEO of NLMK Europe Strip
... USA and EU member states, is pleased to announce the appointment of Renaud Moretti as CEO of NLMK Europe Strip, the division which includes NLMK La Louviere, NLMK Strasbourg and the service centre NLMK Manage. The division was previously managed by Ben de Vos, who is now holding the position of CEO of NLMK International, the company which manages NLMK Group’s international operations. Renaud Moretti, currently the COO of NLMK Europe Strip, will assume the position of CEO on January 1, 2017. Ben de Vos,...