Israel Hernandez was born on July 17th, 1965 in Jalisco Mexico. He graduated from the Universidad de Guadalajara as Chemical Metallurgist Technician. He has over 30 years of Industrial Work Experience specially at Primary Process of Iron & Steel Industries. He works for 25 years at DR process managing both technologies HyL and Midrex. He grows professionally being part of ArcelorMittal Steel Group developing and innovating the DRI process at Mexico and Trinidad plants. He has pass for different position beginning as Panel Operator to reach Plant Manager position. Mr. Hernandez joined Gmb group in 2013. He has involved on the Gmb group company growing, introducing it in the refractory world at different industrial sectors as Glass, Aluminum, Cupper, Zinc, Lime, Cement, Petrochemical, Steel. He currently holds the position of Vice President for the group.