BlueScope has appointed Connell Zhang as the new chief executive officer for its Nippon Steel BlueScope (NS BlueScope) joint venture. In this role, Zhang will lead the JV’s operations across the ASEAN region and North America.
Zhang will be based in Singapore and will commence the role on April 1, 2021. Previously, he served as the executive vice president and president, Greater China, at Ecolabs Inc and has served in many other leadership positions in Asia.
NS BlueScope, a 50:50 joint venture between Nippon Steel of Japan and BlueScope Australia, produces coated and painted steel products across 29 plants globally and has more than 2,700 employees.