BlueScope Chairman Mr John Bevan last week announced the appointment of two new internationally based independent Non-executive directors, Ms K'Lynne Johnson and Mr Zhi-Qiang Zhang, with effect from 1 January 2022.Ms Johnson brings to the Board relevant experience in the areas of technological lead transformation, sustainability, renewables, human resources, customers and innovation. She also brings traditional high capital-intensive sector experience. Ms Johnson has significant Board experience and is currently on the Boards of two companies listed on the NYSE. Previously she was an executive in the specialty and commodity chemicals industry for over 25 years including most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer of Elevance Renewable Sciences and as Senior Vice President over multiple global business in BP Chemical. Her industry experience has included working in early stage sustainability-driven ventures as well as in more mature businesses. Ms Johnson has had a global career with extensive knowledge of the US market and has spent significant time in Asia.Mr Zhang has a background in blue-chip manufacturing and product development, including industrial digitisation and robotics. Having worked in asset-heavy industrials for most of his career, Mr Zhang has deep sector knowledge in automotive and machine tools, telecommunications and infrastructure. Mr Zhang has extensive business and leadership experience at the senior executive level including over 25 years at Siemens, with his last role as President & Chief Executive Officer, Greater China Region, Nokia Siemens Networks, and more recently as Group Senior Vice President & President ABB China for ABB ASEA Brown Boveri. He also brings to the Board a deep understanding of the China market and insight into areas of impact and growth.