General Manager for Industrial Automation
Mike is General Manager of Process Automation at ArcelorMittal Dofasco in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. With 119 million tonnes of annual production capacity and 245,000 employees across 60 countries, ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company. Dofasco is one of its flagship sites playing a vital role in the development of more sustainable everyday products – from cars to cans. Mike’s organization is responsible for all the supervisory control systems and applications which include the development of many novel, advanced technology applications applied in both manufacturing and commercial business units. He also provides leadership and a coordinating role within the ArcelorMittal Group’s Process Automation community leveraging best practices and ideas globally.
Mike has been involved with industrial process automation and control for 35 years in both the Petrochemical and Steel producing industries holding various technical and leadership roles. Mike has a long standing involvement in external automation-centric associations which include the Advanced Control Consortium at McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada) as well as the Association for Iron and Steel Technology’s Computer Application Operating Committee.
Mike holds a Bachelor and Masters of Chemical Engineering with a specialization in process control from McMaster University. He is a Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario.