U. S. Steel Announces Executive Management Changes
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced that David B. Burritt, who currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer, has been elected president and chief operating officer. Mario Longhi, who has served as president and chief executive officer since September 2013, will remain U. S. Steel's CEO and continue to serve on the Board of Directors. The changes are effective today.
In his new role, Burritt will have executive responsibility for all aspects of the company's day-to-day business in the United States and Central Europe. He will continue to serve as CFO while the company undertakes a search to fill that role. Since joining the company in September 2013 as executive vice president and chief financial officer, Burritt has assumed increasing responsibility for commercial activities, plant operations and strategic planning.
Longhi will focus his time on the company's strategic vision, which is critical given the increasingly competitive nature of the global steel industry.
David B. Burritt
United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a leading integrated steel producer and Fortune 250 company with major operations in the United States and Central Europe. For more information about U. S. Steel and detailed biographies about Mr. Longhi and Mr. Burritt, please visit www.ussteel.com.
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