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Chia Yuan Wang

president
Gerdau Long Steel North America, Tampa, Fla., USA

Chia Yuan Wang is the president of Gerdau Long Steel North America, a position he has held since April 2018. He has more than 30 years of experience with Gerdau, having previously held senior leadership positions with the company in Brazil, Canada, China and the United States. Prior to his current role, he served as supply chain vice president from 2016 through 2018, mill operations vice president from 2010 through 2016, and management systems vice president from 2009 through 2010. Wang has an educational background in mechanical engineering, with a degree from the Universidade Federal de Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He has completed graduate coursework at Western University and Harvard Business School. He serves on the board of directors of the Steel Manufacturers Association.