Arcelor Mittal South Africa: Dean Subramanian

Dean has been Chief Financial Officer of Arcelor Mittal since 1 August 2015 until 31 July 2018.

Dean held the position of Finance Director in Aveng Steel, an Operating group of Aveng Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. He worked for the Aveng group for 16 years and has also worked both in the construction and manufacturing divisions of Aveng. Prior to that, Dean held several positions in the banking, airline and property industry and was the group CFO for JHI with a property asset management company. Dean served his articles at EY in Johannesburg where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant; he was also seconded by EY to New York.  He has been Executive Director at ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited since August 1, 2015 until July 2018. He has been appointed as the chief financial officer of Rand Refinery in August 2018.

Work
2018 – Present       CFO, Rand Refinery 
2015 – 2018            CFO, ArcelorMittal South Africa
2016 – 2016            Acting CEO, ArcelorMittal South Africa
2010 – 2015            FD, Aveng Steel
2006 – 2010            CFO, JHI
                                   Article Clerk, EY

Education
2002 – 2002            CA (SA) Accounting and Finance, SAICA
2000 – 2000            CTA Honours, Accounting and Finance, UNISA

About Arcelor Mittal: Headquartered in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, ArcelorMittal South Africa is the largest steel producer on the African continent, with a production capacity of 7 million tons of liquid steel per annum, or approximately 4.8 million tons of saleable steel products. The company supplies over 61% of the steel used in South Africa and exports the rest. ArcelorMittal South Africa's global standing is further underpinned as part of the world’s largest steel producer, the ArcelorMittal Group. The company is the world's number-one steel company employing 222 000 employees worldwide. Arcelor Mittal South Africa reported 9 056 permanent employees at year end 2016 and revenue of R32 737m and loss from operations of R1 092m in 2016. Loss from operations decreased from R4 736 million to R1 092 million. The headline loss reduced from R5 370 million to R2 589 million. Black ownership increased to 25% and employee ownership to 6.6% following B-BBEE transaction and the employee share schemes.