BRUSSELS—The International Iron & Steel Institute has appointed international public relations veteran Nicholas Walters to the new position of public relations director. IISI represents more than 190 steel producers, including the world’s 20 largest steel companies, national and regional steel industry associations and steel research institutes.
Walters will be responsible for all external communications including communications strategy, issues management and reputation, media, website and publications. John Fewtrell, formerly general manager, communications is now general manager of internal communications, responsible for all internal communications and steeluniversity.org.
Walters was most recently chief executive of the London office of Manning Selvage & Lee. Before that, he was chairman and CEO of GCI Asia, based in Hong Kong.