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Essar Steel Algoma Announces General Counsel Appointment

November 5, 2013

SAULT STE MARIE, ON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – ESSAR Steel Algoma Inc. is
pleased to announce the appointment of J. Robert (Bob) Sandoval as
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Bob brings to the role
extensive global experience in the provision of strategic advice and
governance counsel to senior leadership teams, most recently as Vice
President and General Counsel with Caterpillar Tunneling Canada, a
subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. A graduate of the University of
Michigan Law School, he has practiced law in the United States and
managed legal affairs in Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle
East since 1987.

Kalyan Ghosh, Chief Executive Officer commented on the appointment “We
are pleased to fill this important role as we make continued
improvements to the sustainability and competitive position of the
company. Mr. Sandoval comes to us with a proven track record of
blending law and business principles to effectively manage risk and
build solutions to complex issues. He is a positive addition to our
executive team as we consolidate support for our operations in this
challenging steel market.”

A member of the Essar Group, Essar Steel Algoma Inc. is based in Sault
Ste. Marie, Ontario. As a fully integrated steel producer, the Company
derives its revenues primarily from the manufacture and sale of hot and
cold rolled steel products including sheet and plate.

SOURCE Essar Steel Algoma Inc.

Source: PR Newswire