Essar Steel Algoma Announces Investor Relations Appointment

         Essar Steel Algoma Announces Investor Relations Appointment

PR Newswire

SAULT STE MARIE, ON, July 23, 2013

SAULT STE MARIE, ON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -  ESSAR Steel Algoma Inc.  is 
pleased to announce the appointment of  Flora Wood to lead Investor  Relations 
effective immediately. Flora  has over  fifteen years  of experience  leading 
investor relations, most recently with Inmet Mining Corporation and previously
for Harris Steel  Group Inc.  until its  acquisition by  Nucor Corporation  in 
2007. While at  Harris Steel, she  won the Canadian  award for Best  Investor 
Relations Officer of a mid-cap company.

Kalyan Ghosh, Chief  Executive Officer  commented on the  appointment "We  are 
pleased to fill this important role as we continue to build relationships with
our bondholders and the broader investment community. Flora comes to us  with 
relevant experience in mining and construction, and a track record of building
trust with stakeholders. Ms. Wood is a positive addition to our  professional 
team as we consolidate  support for our operations  in this challenging  steel 

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.


Brenda Stenta
Manager Corporate Communications
Phone: +1.705.945.2209

Flora Wood
Director Investor Relations
Phone: +1.705.945.2467
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