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New BSSA Managing Director Appointed

15 Aug 2019

The Chairman of the BSSA is delighted to announce that John Rowe will take over the role of Managing Director of the BSSA from the 1st October 2019.


Born in Lancashire, John spent practically his entire childhood in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). After training as a lawyer in both Grahamstown and London he started his career as a partner in a firm of solicitors in Rhodesia. John then branched out into industry in 1979, notably joining Columbus Stainless where he was responsible for both domestic and global sales and marketing. In 2002 he was approached by Thyssen Krupp to join their company and eventually became the CEO of Shanghai Krupp Stainless. He assumed the role of Secretary-General of the ISSF (International Stainless Steel Forum) in 2012.


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