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Lakshmi Nivas Mittal

Always think outside the box and increase the opportunities that appear, wherever they might be

Why Lakshmi Nivas Mittal ?

Biography - Lakshmi Nivas Mittal

y Indian born British steel tycoon y Born on June 15th 1950 in Rajasthan y Family moved to Kolkata from Rajasthan y His father Mohanlal Mittal set up a small steel mill

in Kolkata. Kolkata.

y Finished his bachelors degree in business and

accounting Mittal began his early career in his fathers steel firm in the early 70s 70s
y In 1976 Mittal moved to Indonesia and acquired a

steel plant ISPAT INDO. INDO.

y His success has largely been built on buying up

loss making steel owned mills and quickly turning them around. around.

His wife Usha runs the Indonesian business and his son Aditya and daughter Vanisha are members of the board of directors of Mittal steel. steel.


History of Mittal Steel

y Mittal Group got into steel industry in 1976 when M L Mittal left country because of India s restrictive economic policies. policies. He went to Indonesia to set up ISPAT INDO. INDO. y Group started spreading its activities across the globe in 1989 when it acquired an ailing plant in Trinidad and Tobago which was revived

y 1994 group underwent partition of business interest in

the family. All the foreign business were hived of into a family. separate group ISPAT International under the control of L N Mittal while Indian operations remained with his younger brothers P K Mittal and V K Mittal


Mittal Steel growth Timeline

y 1989 Acquisition of Iron and Steel company of Trinidad and Tobago y 1992 Acquisition of Sibalsa y 1994 - Acquisition of Sidbec dosco y 1995 - Acquisition of Hamburger Stahlwerke, ISPAT International Ltd and ISPAT Shipping formed/ Acquisition of Karmet y 1997 - ISPAT International goes public y 1998 - Acquisition of Inland Steel Companies y 1999 - Acquisition of Unimetal y 2001 - Acquisition of ALFASID/Acquisition of Sidex y 2002 - Business assistance agreement signed with ISCOR

Mittal Steel growth Timeline

y 2003 - Acquisition of NOVA HUT y 2004 - Acquisition of Polski Huty State/ Acquisition of B H Steel / Acquisition of Macdenonia Facilities from Balkan Steel / Creation of Mittal Steel and Proposed Acquisition of International Steel y 2005 - Acquisition of Stake in Hunan Valin / ISG Acquisition completed / Mittal Steel Europe created / Mittal steel makes Fortune 500 / MDA with Liberian Government / Acquisition of Kryvorizhstal / Acquisition of Stelco subsidiaries y 2006 - Merger with Arcelor

Current Status

y World s largest and most global steel company with shipment of

49. 49.2 million tones and revenue of over $28.1 billion in 2005 and 28. net income of $3.4 billion
y No. 1 high quality steel producer with crude steel capacity with No.

more than 70 million tons per annum

y Own steel making facilities in 16 countries spanning 4

y Employs 224000 people spanning 49 different nationalities

Qualities and Distinctiveness

y Hard working y Outstanding vision y Convincing, Motivating and guiding y Zeal and fierceness y Capacity to lead y Bravery

y Mittal was awarded Fortune magazines European Businessman of the Year 2004 2004 y Previously, he was awarded Steelmaker of the Year in 1996 by New Steel in the USA y The Willy Korf Steel Vision Award in June 1998 y In March 2005, Forbes named him the 2005, third richest man in the world and the richest non-American, with a wealth of non$25 billion. billion.

y L N Mittal is a member of

The Foreign Investment Council in Kazakhstan, The International Investment Council in South Africa, The World Economic Forum s International Business Council and The International Iron and Steel Institute s Executive Committee. Committee.
y L N Mittal is on the advisory board of the Kellogg School Of Management in the US


Mittal Steel believes that businesses should play a major role in supporting the communities in which they operate. Operations by Mittal Steel in the responsibility kind of support to:




Kazakhstan South Africa USA Algeria India


Mittal Steel South Africa has donated over $177mn to community development projects Companys latest project to sponsor South Africa national science Olympiads Mittal Steel sponsorship is valued at $1.5mn

Health and Safety

Robust set of safety standards to reduce accidents. Mittal Steel operates an E-Room. E Safe business is a good business.


 Sponsorship &support to football , basketball & other sports.  Sporting beneficiaries are Czech Republic, Romania & Algeria. Sporting link with west Indies


 Main provider of electricity. electricity.  Urban development project in Karaganda Mittal Steel acquired Termiratau in 1995. 1995.  Constructed modern facilities for the Karaganda Metallurgical institute. institute.  In Algeria Company gave $100,000 aid. 100, aid.  $242,000 Corporate contribution in 2005. 242, 2005.  Management & Employees equally moved by devastation when hurricane Katrina inflicted. inflicted.  This raised more then $500,000 for red cross. 500, cross.

The steel industry has always been fragmented. The steel industry needs to be consolidated,'' Mittal said in a television interview on CNN. defensive measures in place to prevent being swallowed by Arcelor Mittal. Mittal is combining with LuxembourgLuxembourg-based Arcelor SA in a $38.3 billion transaction to create a company pouring a 10th of the world's steel. China,'' Mittal said July 7 in Bhubaneswar, India. ``India is a very important milestone for us to remain the biggest company in the global steel industry.''

y Steelmakers across Asia are putting

y ``We are focusing on India and

A transactional leader: Mittal is a transactional leader who guides and motivates his followers in the direction of established goals by clarifying role and task requirements.

The Leader in MittalMittaly A great individual y A corporate leader in business y Started the trend of mergers around the world y A caring family man y A complete human being

This is not about creating a giant .its about creating the sustainability of the steel industry.. -Lakshmi Niwas Mittal

y Contact Address :

Lakshmi Mittal Summer Palace The Bishops Avenue Hampstead Garden Suburb London N2 OAB Great Britain Phone : 0171 629 7988 Website :

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