ArcelorMittal S.A. : ArcelorMittal appoints new head of human resources :

  ArcelorMittal S.A. : ArcelorMittal appoints new head of human resources :

Luxembourg 27 February 2013 - ArcelorMittal today announces that it has
appointed Henri Blaffart as executive vice president and head of human
resources (HR), effective 1st April 2103. He replaces Willie Smit, who leaves
the company to pursue other opportunities. Mr Blaffart will also become a
member of the company's management committee.

Mr Blaffart, a highly experienced steel industry executive, is currently head
of HR for the company's Flat Carbon Europe segment and a member of the segment
management committee, a position he took up in April 2010.

Previously he was chief executive officer (CEO) of ArcelorMittal Lorraine in
France, having first been head of primary for the same operation. Mr Blaffart
joined the group in 1982 as strategy and research and development (R&D)
director in Liege. He has held a number of other positions in the company
including R+D director for construction and CEO of the former Arcelor's
research division. Mr Blaffart is a civil engineer from the University of
Liege, Belgium and holds a masters degree in general management from the Ecole
D'entreprise pour le Perfectionnement au Management in Belgium. 

Mr Blaffart will report to the company's chairman and chief executive, Lakshmi

Mr Mittal said:

"HR is an important and strategic function and Henri's experience made him a
prime candidate for the role. He is a highly experienced professional with
in-depth knowledge of both HR and operations that are very relevant for an
industrial company such as ArcelorMittal and I look forward to working with

About ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal is the world's leading integrated steel and mining company, with
a presence in more than 60 countries.

ArcelorMittal is  the leader  in  all major  global steel  markets,  including 
automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with leading R&D
and technology, as  well as  sizeable captive  supplies of  raw materials  and 
outstanding distribution  networks. With  an industrial  presence in  over  20 
countries spanning four continents,  the Company covers all  of the key  steel 
markets, from emerging to mature.

Through  its   core  values   of  sustainability,   quality  and   leadership, 
ArcelorMittal commits to operating  in a responsible way  with respect to  the 
health,  safety  and  well-being  of   its  employees,  contractors  and   the 
communities in which  it operates.  It is  also committed  to the  sustainable 
management of  the environment.  It takes  a leading  role in  the  industry's 
efforts to  develop  breakthrough  steelmaking technologies  and  is  actively 
researching  and  developing  steel-based  technologies  and  solutions   that 
contribute to combat climate change.

In  2012,  ArcelorMittal  had  revenues  of  $84.2  billion  and  crude  steel 
production of  88.2million tonnes,  representing  approximately 6  percent  of 
world steel output.

ArcelorMittal is listed  on the stock  exchanges of New  York (MT),  Amsterdam 
(MT), Paris  (MT), Luxembourg  (MT)  and on  the  Spanish stock  exchanges  of 
Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid and Valencia (MTS).

For more information about ArcelorMittal please visit:

Contact information ArcelorMittal Investor Relations
Europe           + 352 4792 3198
Americas + 1 312 899 3569
Retail           + 44203214 2417
SRI + 44 203 214 2854  
Bonds/Credit+ 33 171 92 10 26
Contact information ArcelorMittal Corporate Communications
Phone: +352 4792 5000
ArcelorMittal Corporate Communications

Tobin Postma (Acting Head of Media Relations) + 44 20 3214 2412
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+44 20 7543 1125

United Kingdom
Maitland Consultancy:
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