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Canadian Steel Producers Association Appoints New President

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of the Canadian Steel Producers Association (CSPA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Cobden to the position of President, effective January 2, 2019.

“Catherine has over 25 years of industry association, regulatory and advocacy experience in building strategies and relationships,” said Sean Donnelly, Chair of the Board of Directors of the CSPA. “Catherine’s wealth of experience, proven leadership skills and knowledge of government will be valuable assets that will ensure the steel sector’s long-term success.”

Most recently, Catherine was President of Cobden Strategies Inc. where she worked with all levels of government, and other stakeholders, to achieve constructive solutions to key challenges facing Canadian resource industries. Previously, Catherine spent 13 years at the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC). As Executive Vice President of FPAC, she played a key role in developing the sector’s long-term strategy by charting a new dynamic direction for the sector.

About the Canadian Steel Producers Association

The Canadian Steel Producers Association is the national voice of Canada's primary steel industry, dedicated to ensuring a competitive and sustainable business environment for its members and supply chain stakeholders. Canadian steel producers are integral to Canada's economy and a vital supplier to many segments of North American industry, including the automotive, energy, construction and transportation sectors.

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