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He replaces Fazwar Bujang, whose term has expired.
Hakim was elected to the position last month at a national conference in Jakarta organised by IISIA.
He has been the president director of Krakatau Steel since June 2012 and served as its marketing director from 2007 to 2011.
Irvan Kamal Hakim, president director of Indonesia’s state-owned Krakatau Steel, has taken over as chairman of the Indonesian Iron & Steel Industry Assn (IISIA) for a four-year term till 2017.