Lakshmi Niwas Mittal

Mr. Mittal is an Indian steel magnate. He is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company. Mr. Mittal has been a member of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs since 2008, and is also member of the board of directors of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, among many others.  Mittal is an active philanthropist and has set up The Mittal Champions Trust to support Indian athletes in their pursuit of Olympic medals. In 2006 The Sunday Times named him "Business Person of 2006", the Financial Times named him "Person of the Year", and Time magazine named him "International Newsmaker of the Year 2006". He graduated from St. Xavier's College in Calcutta where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree.