Mr. Aditya Mittal is the Group CFO and CEO Europe of ArcelorMittal. Prior to the merger that created ArcelorMittal, he was President and Chief Financial Officer of Mittal Steel Company. In that role, he initiated and led the company’s offer for Arcelor, creating the world’s first 100 million tonnes plus steel company. Mr. Aditya Mittal joined Mittal Steel in January 1997, holding various finance and management roles. In 1999, he was appointed Head of Mergers and Acquisitions.
In this position, he led the company’s acquisition strategy, resulting in Mittal Steel’s expansion into Central Europe, Africa and the United States. Subsequently he was also involved in post-integration, turnaround and improvement strategies regarding the acquired companies.
In 2008, Mr. Aditya Mittal was named ‘European Business Leader of the Future’ by CNBC Europe, and was ranked fourth in Fortune magazine’s ‘40 under 40’ list in 2011. 30 Mr. Aditya Mittal is an active philanthropist with particular interests in child health. Together with his wife Megha, he is a significant supporter of the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London, having funded the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre, which provides 240 beds, 6 operating theatres and more than 26,800 sq metres of state of the art clinical space. In India, the couple work closely with UNICEF, funding the first ever country-wide, statistically relevant survey into child nutrition, surveying in person more than 120,000 children and adolescents aged 0-19 years. The survey results will be used by the Government of India to inform relevant policy.
Mr. Aditya Mittal is Chairman of India’s second largest refinery, Hindustan Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL), is a Board member at the Wharton School and a Board member at Iconiq Capital. He is also a trustee at Brookings Institute and an alumni of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leader’s Programme. Mr. Aditya Mittal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with concentrations in Strategic Management and Corporate Finance from the Wharton School in Pennsylvania, United States. Mr. Aditya Mittal is a citizen of India.