Suzanne Rich Folsom was Appointed as General Counsel at United States Steel Corporation

Date of management change: January 27, 2014 

What Happened?

Pittsburgh, PA-based United States Steel Corporation has Appointed Suzanne Rich Folsom as General Counsel


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

Suzanne Folsom is Senior Vice President of Legal, Ethics and Compliance and General Counsel at Philip Morris International. Previously, Suzanne held various senior legal leadership roles in the industry.


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