Civil Engineer, Master (Specialisation Electro-Mechanical Engineer) – University Gent 1985
Joined the company on September 1988 – site of ArcelorMittal Gent. Active in different areas as IT developments, Research centre for steel applications, quality responsible for the finishing area. Was from 2002 to end 2006 general manager of the Steelplant department of ArcelorMittal Gent Moved end 2006 to the segment level of ArcelorMittal, first as Continuous Improvement responsible for Flat Europe and was since May 2008 nominated to Vice-President of ArcelorMittal as CTO of Flat Carbon Europe, responsible for technology, strategy, innovations and continuous improvement. Since 2014, he was nominated to Vice-President ArcelorMittal as Head of Technology Strategy. In this function he is responsible for the global program on Low Impact Steel technologies. In April 2017, Carl De Maré also became Chairman of the European Steel Technology Platform (ESTEP). ESTEP represents the European steel stakeholders.