Connell Zhang is the new chief executive of NS BlueScope.
He will join the company's executive leadership team and lead its joint venture operations across ASEAN and North America.
Mr Zhang joins BlueScope from Ecolab Inc, where he has been executive vice-president and president Greater China since 2018.
In this role he has successfully led the company's divisions in China as well as local execution of global strategies.
BlueScope managing director and CEO Mark Vassella was "excited to welcome" Mr Zhang to the team.
"His deep experience both in Asia and in multinational industrial businesses will bring great value to our business.
"Moreover, Connell's personal values, energy and passion for innovation and digital transformation will ensure the NS BlueScope joint venture continues to grow and deliver smart solutions in steel to our customers and communities," he said.
Mr Zhang will start on April 1 this year and will be based in Singapore.
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