- August 24, 2020
- Press Releases
Roland Junck elected chairman of LIBERTY Ostrava´s Supervisory Board
• Roland Junck, President of LIBERTY Steel Group Europe & UK, elected chairman of the Supervisory Board
• Eduard Muřický, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, elected vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board
Members of the Supervisory Board of LIBERTY Ostrava have elected Roland Junck, President of LIBERTY Steel Group Europe & UK, as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Ostrava steelworks. Eduard Muřický, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade was elected the Vice-Chairman of the Board.
Roland Junck is President of LIBERTY Steel Group Europe & UK, part of Sanjeev Gupta’s sustainable industry leader GFG Alliance, and also responsible for delivering GFG’s ambition to become carbon neutral by 2030. Roland is a steel industry leader with 40 years of experience working at the highest levels in the global metals sector. He joined the LIBERTY Ostrava Supervisory Board in March 2020.
Eduard Muřický, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade became a member of the Supervisory Board in December 2019. He was appointed on the basis of the Memorandum of Understanding, signed last September, between LIBERTY and the Ministry to support the sustainable development of LIBERTY Ostrava and the Czech steel industry.
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Note to Editors:
LIBERTY Ostrava is an integrated steel business with an annual production capacity of approximately 3.6 million tonnes per annum serving 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.
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 10 countries and has revenues of >USD $20bn.
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