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Eva Vitell appointed HYBRIT’s new Managing Director

HYBRIT Development AB, which is owned by SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, appoints Eva Vitell as the new Managing Director. In her new role, Eva will drive development work during an intensive period, develop the organization and ensure the ambitious schedule for HYBRIT remains on track.

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Eva Vitell joins HYBRIT Development from Vattenfall Electricity Distribution, where she today is responsible for Customers and Market.

”I’m really pleased and excited. Having a chance to be involved in revolutionizing the steel industry and contribute to the transition to being fossil-free with highly skilled and motivated colleagues is in every sense a fantastic opportunity,” says Eva Vitell.

”Eva’s sound experience and ability to combine technological development, business development, economic and ecological sustainability will greatly contribute to the development of HYBRIT. Her strong drive, leadership skills and long experience in the energy sector will be a great asset,” says Martin Pei, CTO at SSAB and chairman of HYBRIT Development.

Eva Vitell will take up her new position on February 1, 2020.

Eva Vitell is currently head of Customer and Market at Vattenfall Distribution, and has previously been head of Vattenfall’s Swedish wind power development and head of environment Vattenfall´s Nordic operations. She has an MSc in Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics.

Hybrit Development AB is a joint venture owned by SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall which aims to develop HYBRIT technology from a laboratory scale to a full production scale to enable the world’s first fossil-free iron-ore based steelmaking. By using hydrogen instead of coke and coal for iron ore reduction, will emit water instead of carbon dioxide.

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By Vattenfall Press Office press@vattenfall.com

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