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U. S. Steel Names Broglie GM of Tubular Products


United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced today that Leslie J. Broglie has been named general manager-tubular products. The appointment is effective September 1. In his new position at Pittsburgh headquarters, Broglie will be responsible for manufacturing, sales and marketing activities for U. S. Steel's tubular business. He succeeds Gary Gajdzik, who has been appointed plant manager- primary operations at Gary Works in Gary, Ind.

"In addition to the knowledge gained from his sales and marketing positions for both United States Steel International and U. S. Steel Kosice, Les Broglie brings to his new position nearly 20 years of experience in operations," said U. S. Steel President and Chief Operating Officer John P. Surma. "We look forward to his leadership in this significant area of our business."

Broglie, 52, began working at U. S. Steel in 1974 as a management trainee in sheet and tin operations at the Mon Valley Works near Pittsburgh. He was promoted to turn foreman for the cold reduction mill the next year, and to general foreman in 1981.

In 1984, Broglie was named area manager of the cold reduction mill and roll shops at Mon Valley Works, and progressed through several management positions in sheet products. In 1993, he was named manager of APEX and special processing and, in 1995, manager of sales and technical services for United States Steel International at Pittsburgh headquarters. He moved to U. S. Steel Kosice in Slovakia in 2001 where he served as general manager of sales and, since 2002, as managing director of sales and marketing.

Broglie is a 1974 graduate of Drexel University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in commerce and engineering.

SOURCE: United States Steel Corporation

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