Máximo Vedoya

Máximo Vedoya is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Ternium, one of the leading steel companies in the Americas. Vedoya is also president of the Industry and Transformation Chamber of Nuevo León, México; member of the executive committee of the Latin American Steel Association; vice president of the Mexican Iron & Steel Industry Chamber; member of the executive commission and president of the SME Commission of the Mexican Business Coordinating Council; and member of the executive council and president of the Engineering Committee at the University of Monterrey. His prior roles included serving as chairman of the Economics Committee at the World Steel Association and as president of Alacero and Canacero. Born in Argentina, he graduated as an industrial engineer from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires and holds a M.S. degree in management from Stanford University. Since 1992, Vedoya’s key positions have included planning, sales, exports and commercial director in Ternium companies in Argentina and Venezuela. In 2010, he was appointed executive president of the Andean Region (Colombia), in 2012, executive president of Ternium Mexico, and on 1 March 2018, he was appointed CEO of Ternium.