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  • August 24, 2021
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LIBERTY Ostrava appoints senior Czech advisor

LIBERTY Ostrava, a major integrated steel producer in the Czech Republic, has appointed Bohdan Wojnar as senior advisor to its Board of Directors. Bohdan will provide advice on personnel and Trade Union issues as well as Government Relations.

Bohdan Wojnar has many years of international management experience having spent many years as part of the senior leadership team Volkswagen Group. He also served for ten years as a member of ŠKODA’s Management Board responsible for HR and External Affairs. He has been a Board member of the Czech Confederation of Industry since 2013 and for many years was the President of the Czech Automotive Industry Association. He is a member of the Czech Government’s National Economic Council.


Paramjit Kahlon, CEO Primary Steel and Integrated Mining of LIBERTY Steel Group, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Bohdan Wojnar to the Ostrava team. We believe his wealth of senior management experience, expert knowledge of the Czech political and social environment as well as his expertise in HR will be of enormous help to us as we continue on our journey of transformation here at LIBERTY Ostrava. We are very much looking forward to benefiting from his extensive knowledge here in the Czech Republic and across Europe.”

Further information:

Barbora Černá Dvořáková
Head of communications
+420 606 774 346


Paddy Toyne-Sewell
Head of Communications – Europe
GFG Alliance
+44 (0) 7767 498 195

LIBERTY Ostrava is an integrated steel business with an annual production capacity of approximately 3.6 million tonnes per annum serving primarily construction, machinery and oil & gas industries. The company is a domestic leader in the manufacture of road barriers and tubes. In addition to the Czech market, it supplies its products to more than 40 countries around the world. Together with its subsidiaries in Ostrava, the company has 6,000 employees. The company manufactures its products with a minimum possible environmental footprint. The mill is part of LIBERTY Steel Group.

LIBERTY Steel Group is part of GFG Alliance, a collection of global businesses and investments owned by Sanjeev Gupta and his family. The Alliance is structured into three core industrial pillars: LIBERTY Steel Group, ALVANCE Aluminium Group and SIMEC Energy Group, independent of each other yet united through shared values and a purpose to create a sustainable future for industry and society. GFG Alliance employs c.35,000 people, across 30 countries and has revenues of >USD $20bn.

Liberty Steel Group

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