Duane Holloway was Appointed as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary at United-States-Steel

Date of management change: April 16, 2018 

What Happened?

Pittsburgh, -based United-States-Steel Appointed Duane Holloway as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary


About the Company

United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States, Canada and Central Europe and an annual raw steelmaking capability of 29.3 million net tons. The company manufactures a wide range of value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and oil and gas industries. U. S. Steel`s integrated steel facilities include Gary Works, which is made up of Gary Works in Gary, Ind., East Chicago Tin in East Chicago, Ind., and Midwest Plant in Portage, Ind.; Great Lakes Works in Ecorse and River Rouge, Mich.; Mon Valley Works, which includes Edgar Thomson Plant and Irvin Plant near Pittsburgh, Pa., and Fairless Plant near Philadelphia, Pa.; Granite City Works in Granite City, Ill.; Fairfield Works in Fairfield, Ala.; Lake Erie Works in Nanticoke, Ontario, and Hamilton Works in Hamilton, Ontario, both of which make up U. S. Steel Canada; and U. S. Steel Košice in the Slovak Republic.  U. S. Steel is also involved in several steel finishing joint ventures in the United States, Brazil, Canada and Mexico. U. S. Steel prides itself on being a leader in both process and product technology and has four research and development facilities dedicated to advancing the boundaries of steelmaking: the Research and Technology Center in Munhall, Pa.; the Automotive Center, a research and sales facility in Troy, Mich.; the U. S. Steel Tubular Products Innovation and Technology Center in Houston, Texas; and USSE Research in Košice. U. S. Steel has tubular operations in Bellville, Houston, Hughes Springs, and Lone Star, Texas;  Pine Bluff, Ark.; Fairfield, Ala.; Lorain, Ohio; and McKeesport, Pa. The company also maintains tubular products sales offices in Denver, Co., Dallas and Houston, Texas,  and Calgary, Alberta Canada. U. S. Steel produces coke at Mon Valley Works` Clairton Plant near Pittsburgh as well as at Gary Works, Granite City Works, Lake Erie Works, Hamilton Works and U. S. Steel Košice. The company operates two iron ore mines through its Minnesota Ore Operations on the Mesabi Iron Range in northern Minnesota: one in Mt. Iron (Minntac) and one in Keewatin (Keetac). Both mine an iron-bearing rock called taconite and process it into concentrated iron ore pellets, which are converted to liquid iron in the company`s blast furnaces. U. S. Steel is also involved in railroad and barge transportation services through its Transtar, Inc. subsidiary and real estate operations through its USS Real Estate division. Every day, U. S. Steel employees around the world dedicate themselves to putting the company`s five core values into action. Safety is first – it`s U. S. Steel`s top priority. The other core values are diversity and inclusion; environmental stewardship; focus on cost, quality and customer; and results and accountability. Focusing on these values guides the company`s highly skilled workforce toward realizing U. S. Steel`s Vision: Making Steel. World Competitive. Building Value. U. S. Steel`s operations are efficient and high tech, and the company`s customer focus is intense. U. S. Steel has been making steel for more than 110 years, always with an eye to serving customers` needs in the most cost-effective ways possible. Companies that want to be competitive in an increasingly global marketplace must have a global outlook and presence. U. S. Steel continually looks for opportunities to strengthen the company`s existing presence in the global arena and strives to meet and set world-class standards in everything it does. At U. S. Steel, creating value for the company`s stakeholders is a priority. To ensure the company`s long-term success, it aims to build value for customers, employees, shareholders, creditors, and the communities in which it operates using the same responsible approach that has positioned U. S. Steel as a leader in the global steel industry.


About the Person

Duane D. Holloway joined U. S. Steel in April 2018 to serve as senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary.  He holds executive responsibility for all legal and compliance matters across U. S. Steel.  He is also responsible for corporate governance and managing relations with the company’s Board of Directors.   Before joining U. S. Steel, Mr. Holloway served as executive vice president and general counsel at Ascena Retail Group Inc., the largest women’s specialty retail and fashion company in the U.S.  During his time at Ascena, Mr. Holloway served as global chief legal, risk, compliance, sustainability and diversity officer.  As a member of the company’s senior leadership team, Mr. Holloway played a key role in the development and execution of the company’s revised business strategy and transformation program.  He also led the transformation of those departments under his purview, significantly improving processes, service levels, outcomes, expense controls and levels of engagement.  Mr. Holloway also oversaw the development of Ascena’s first-ever enterprise diversity function and strategy, in addition to a comprehensive corporate social responsibility and philanthropic program.   Previously, Mr. Holloway served as vice president and deputy general counsel for CoreLogic Inc., the leading global residential property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider.  He oversaw members of the U.S. Legal department advising on transactional, litigation, intellectual property, regulation, employment, antitrust, and governance matters.  He also led the development of the department’s first-ever strategic plan.    Prior to joining CoreLogic, Mr. Holloway spent nine years at Caesars Entertainment Corp., the world’s largest gaming company at the time, where he progressed through increasingly responsible roles in the Legal group before being named senior vice president and chief counsel, operations and litigation.  In this role, he functioned as general counsel for the company’s global operations division, which included all casinos, resorts, hotels and other related holdings around the world, and helped lead the department’s continuous improvements to its operating model and strategy.   Mr. Holloway also practiced law at the firm now known as Hogan Lovells in Washington, D.C.    A native of Baltimore, Md., Mr. Holloway earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Virginia and received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.   


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