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United States Steel Corporation Names Chief Technology Officer and Announces Executive Management Changes

PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Mario Longhi today announced a series of executive management appointments which will further facilitate the company's Carnegie Way transformation.   David L. Britten, who currently serves as Senior Vice President – Tubular Operations, will assume the newly created position of Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.    Britten will be responsible for a further expansion of the company's worldwide innovation, technology, engineering, and research and development of products, services and solutions.   Anthony R. Bridge, who currently serves as Vice President – Engineering and Technology, has announced his intention to retire at the end of May 2014.  David J. Rintoul, who currently leads the Carnegie Way, will assume the role of Senior Vice President – Tubular Business. 

In addition, the company announced the appointment of Geoff M. Turk to the role of Vice President – Transformation.   He joins U. S. Steel following a 24-year career with Caterpillar, where he most recently served as director of the company's advanced components and systems product business.  Turk, 50, has significant expertise in manufacturing leadership, business transformation, innovation and Six Sigma methodologies, having played an instrumental leadership role in Caterpillar's global Six Sigma deployment.  Prior to Caterpillar, Turk worked in the automotive industry at General Motors and Diamond Star Motors, a Mitsubishi and Chrysler joint venture. 

Turk is a 1987 graduate of General Motors Institute (now Kettering Institute), where he earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.  He completed Bradley University's Management for the 21st Century Program and the Advanced Executive Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.   He will be relocating from Peoria, Ill., to the company's headquarters in Pittsburgh.

Commenting on the changes, Longhi said, "I am pleased to announce these important executive appointments, all of which further leverage the deep expertise and leadership capability of our executive team.  These changes are designed to accelerate our return to profitability while positioning us for the future innovation that will support our successful growth." 

Britten, 53, joined U. S. Steel in 2011 as Vice President – Tubular Technology and Business Development, and was named Senior Vice President – Tubular Operations in 2013.  Prior to joining U. S. Steel he served as Executive Vice President of SSAB and President of SSAB's Americas division.   

Rintoul, 56, joined U. S. Steel in 2007 with more than 30 years of steelmaking experience in the United States and Canada.  Prior to his current role, Rintoul served as President of U. S. Steel's operations in Slovakia. 

Bridge, 59, will continue to serve as Vice President – Engineering and Technology until his retirement in May.   Bridge joined U. S. Steel in 1998 with 22 years in steelmaking and blast furnace technology. 

United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a leading integrated steel producer and Fortune 200 company with major production operations in the United States, Canada and Central Europe and an annual raw steelmaking capability of 27 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. For more information about U. S. Steel, please visit www.ussteel.com.

For more information about U. S. Steel, visit www.ussteel.com.

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