MAY 2011

Paolo Rocca named 2011 AIST Steelmaker of the Year

Paolo Rocca, CEO of the Techint Group and chairman of its Tenaris and Ternium steel manufacturing operations, will be named “Steelmaker of the Year” at AISTech 2011 – The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition, managed by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology. The Steelmaker of the Year Award is presented annually by AIST to recognize notable leaders for their contributions to the steel industry.

Rocca is being recognized for his dynamic and diverse leadership in the manufacturing of steel, most notably for the production of quality pipe and tube to support the world’s energy infrastructure. His outstanding legacy, guided by the spirit and inspiration of his father Roberto and his grandfather Agostino, personifies global awareness of social and economic responsibility, and highlights the important role of education in creating lasting value for the communities where steel is made.