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United States Steel Corp (X.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Sutherland

69 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

David Burritt

63 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kevin Bradley

56 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Duane Holloway

46 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Christine Breves

2017 Senior Vice President - Manufacturing Support, Chief Supply Chain Officer

James Bruno

53 2018 Senior Vice President - European Solutions and President, U. S. Steel Kosice

Scott Buckiso

51 2018 Senior Vice President - Automotive Solutions

Richard Fruehauf

51 2019 Senior Vice President – Strategic Planning and Corporate Development

Sara Greenstein

44 2014 Senior Vice President - Consumer Solutions

Douglas Matthews

53 2013 Senior Vice President - Industrial, Service Center and Mining Solutions

Pipasu Soni

46 2018 Vice President – Performance analytics

John Faraci

2019 Director

Patricia Dennis

72 2015 Independent Director

Dan Dinges

65 2010 Independent Director

John Engel

57 2011 Independent Director

Murry Gerber

66 2012 Independent Director

Stephen Girsky

57 2016 Independent Director

Paul Mascarenas

57 2016 Independent Director

Eugene Sperling

60 2017 Independent Director

Patricia Tracey

68 2007 Independent Director

Kevin Lewis

2018 General Manager - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

David Sutherland

Mr. David S. Sutherland is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Sutherland earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh's Katz Graduate School of Business. Mr. Sutherland retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of the former IPSCO, Inc., a leading North American steel producer, in July 2007 after spending 30 years with the company and more than five as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sutherland became the independent Chairman of the Board of U. S. Steel on January 1, 2014. Mr. Sutherland is a director of GATX Corporation and Imperial Oil, Ltd. Mr. Sutherland is a former chairman of the American Iron and Steel Institute and served as a member of the boards of directors of IPSCO, Inc., the Steel Manufacturers Association, the International Iron and Steel Institute, the Canadian Steel Producers Association and the National Association of Manufacturers.

David Burritt

Mr. David B. Burritt is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of United States Steel Corporation. Mr. Burritt earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Bradley University and received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois in Champaign. Mr. Burritt was appointed president and chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation in May 2017. At that time, Mr. Burritt was also named to the Corporation's Board of Directors. He had been elected president and chief operating officer in February 2017 with executive responsibility for all aspects of the Corporation's day-to-day business in the United States and Central Europe. Mr. Burritt joined U. S. Steel in September 2013 to serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer with responsibility for all aspects of the Corporation's strategic and financial matters. In January 2015, he added executive leadership of U. S. Steel's North American Flat-rolled commercial entities and corporate support services. Prior to joining U. S. Steel, Mr. Burritt, served as chief financial officer at Caterpillar Inc. Mr. Burritt serves on the board of directors for Lockheed Martin, and also is a member of The Business Council, the National Safety Council, the American Iron & Steel Institute, and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.

Kevin Bradley

Mr. Kevin P. Bradley serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Previously, Bradley served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Terex Corporation inWestport, CT. In this role, he was instrumental in the development of the company's internal strategies and led a transformation of the finance function. Prior to his tenure as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, he served as President of Terex Cranes. He began his career with the Terex Corporation as President of Terex Financial Services. Bradley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Montclair State University.

Duane Holloway

Mr. Duane D. Holloway is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary of the company. Prior to joining U. S. Steel in 2018, 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, compliance, sustainability and diversity officer. Prior to his work at Ascena, 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. Prior to joining CoreLogic, Mr. Holloway spent nine years at Caesars Entertainment Corp., where he progressed through increasingly responsible roles in the legal department before being named senior vice president and chief counsel, operations and litigation.

Christine Breves

Ms. Christine S. Breves serves as Senior Vice President - Manufacturing Support, Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Company. Prior to joining U. S. Steel, Ms. Breves served as chief procurement officer at Alcoa Inc., where she served since 2004 with responsibility for strategic materials, indirect materials and services, non-smelter energy, transportation and capital.

James Bruno

Mr. James E. Bruno is Senior Vice President - European Solutions and President, U. S. Steel Kosice of the Company, effective on October 1, 2018. Mr. Bruno joined United States Steel Corporation in December 2014 as senior vice president – Automotive Solutions, one of five commercial entities within U. S. Steel’s North American Flat-Rolled products operating segment that are structured to help the company get closer to customers. Under Mr. Bruno’s leadership, Automotive Solutions will collaborate with automotive customers to develop solutions utilizing the next generation of advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) to address challenges facing the industry, including increased fuel economy standards and enhanced safety requirements. Before joining U. S. Steel, Mr. Bruno spent 20 years with TRW Automotive, a global leader in automotive safety and one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers. During his time at TRW, he advanced through a series of increasingly responsible positions, most recently serving as vice president – North American braking operations and global slip control portfolio. While at TRW, Mr. Bruno developed a proven track record of success in leading new products to market – from concept through design and implementation – for the competitive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market. He also led a series of transformations to identify improvements in the value capture and material planning processes. Prior to joining TRW, Mr. Bruno managed various engineering and engineering technology programs for Eaton Corporation, Robert Bosch Corporation and General Dynamics. Mr. Bruno is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering technology at Purdue University and has a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University.

Scott Buckiso

Mr. Scott D. Buckiso serves as Senior Vice President - Automotive Solutions of the Company, effective on October 1, 2018. He was Vice President - European Solutions and president - U. S. Steel Kosice of United States Steel Corporation. In his new role, Buckiso will assume executive responsibility for the company's operations in the Slovak Republic. He joined U. S. Steel in 1990 as a management associate at Mon Valley Works' Irvin Plant. From 1990 to 2004 Buckiso advanced through a series of increasingly responsible positions in finishing operations at the Irvin Plant, as well as in casting at Mon Valley Works' Edgar Thomson Plant and finishing operations at Great Lakes Works. In 2004 he became division manager of rolling at Great Lakes Works, adding oversight of the plant's finishing operations to his area of responsibility shortly thereafter. In 2006 he advanced to general manager of finishing at the former U. S. Steel Serbia, beginning his international operations management experience. Buckiso returned to North America in 2007 when he was named plant manager of U. S. Steel Canada's Lake Erie Works. He later became plant manager - finishing at Gary Works in January 2009 and was named to his current post in July 2011. Buckiso is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa. , and a 1990 graduate of the University of Maryland where he earned a bachelor's degree in communication and speech.

Richard Fruehauf

Mr. Richard L. Fruehauf is Senior Vice President – Strategic Planning and Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Fruehauf was named vice president – strategic planning and corporate development in April 2018 and advanced to senior vice president in March 2019. In this role, he is responsible for creating and driving U. S. Steel’s strategy to achieve profitable growth, with a focus on safety, quality, delivery, and cost to achieve three critical success factors: move up the talent curve, move down the cost curve and win in attractive markets. He also has responsibility for developing policy and methods that will support U. S. Steel’s future by aligning business and organizational opportunities. Mr. Fruehauf has executive responsibility for the following organizations: Strategic Planning and Business Development, Innovation, Governmental Affairs, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, and Corporate Communications. Mr. Fruehauf joined U. S. Steel in September 2014 as assistant general counsel – commercial, with management responsibility for a team of attorneys that provided M&A, real estate and commercial legal advice to the company. In July 2015, he was promoted to associate general counsel – corporate, adding management responsibility for intellectual property and other transactional legal matters, before being named deputy general counsel – corporate in January 2017. Mr. Fruehauf was appointed interim general counsel and chief compliance officer in December 2017, during which time he assumed day-to-day responsibility for all of the company’s legal, environmental and compliance matters.

Sara Greenstein

Ms. Sara A. Greenstein is Senior Vice President - Consumer Solutions of the Company. She joined United States Steel Corporation in December 2014 as senior vice president – Consumer Solutions, one of five commercial entities within U. S. Steel’s North American Flat-Rolled products operating segment that are structured to help the company get closer to customers. Under Mrs. Greenstein’s leadership, Consumer Solutions will closely align with customers in the appliance, packaging, container and construction markets. Mrs. Greenstein joined U. S. Steel from Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) where she most recently held the position of president – UL Supply Chain and Sustainability. She held a series of increasingly responsible positions during her 12-year tenure at UL and consistently drove profitability within the organization, from developing and launching the UL technology and software businesses to expanding UL’s geographic footprint to include Japan, India and China. Mrs. Greenstein spent the early part of her career in consulting at both Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and Boston Consulting Group, providing strategic and business transformation guidance to help large, global clients drive profitable growth. During her career, Mrs. Greenstein has earned two prestigious honors from Crain’s Chicago Business: She was named one of the top 40 executives under 40 years of age in 2007, and she was named the “Chicago Executive of the Future” in 1999. Mrs. Greenstein earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received her Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.

Douglas Matthews

Mr. Douglas R. Matthews is Senior Vice President - Industrial, Service Center and Mining Solutions of the Company. Mr. Matthews has served as Senior Vice President - Tubular Operations of the Company. He joined U. S. Steel in 1988 as a management associate at the Edgar Thomson Plant, Mon Valley Works’ steelmaking facility near Pittsburgh, Pa. He progressed through increasingly responsible management roles in electrical and caster maintenance at the Edgar Thomson Plant and the coating operations at Mon Valley Works’ Irvin Plant, a Pittsburgh-area rolling and finishing facility, before being transferred to PRO-TEC Coating Company, U. S. Steel’s joint venture with Kobe Steel of Japan located in Leipsic, Ohio, in 1997 to manage the installation and commissioning of the facility’s second continuous galvanizing line. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Matthews oversaw iron production at the former USS/KOBE steelmaking venture in Lorain, Ohio, and at Gary Works in Gary, Ind., respectively. He was named division manager of steelmaking and casting at Gary Works in 2003 and was promoted to general manager of blast furnace engineering and technology at the company’s Pittsburgh headquarters in 2005. Mr. Matthews was appointed vice president and general director of the former U. S. Steel Serbia, d.o.o. in May 2006. Mr. Matthews was named president and general manager of U. S. Steel Canada in October 2007 when U. S. Steel completed its acquisition of Canadian steelmaker Stelco Inc. In that role, he was responsible for overseeing operations at the company’s Canadian subsidiary, which includes two steelmaking and finishing facilities in southern Ontario – Hamilton Works in Hamilton and Lake Erie Works in Nanticoke. Mr. Matthews graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and received a master’s degree in business administration from Duquesne University in 1993.

Pipasu Soni

Mr. Pipasu H. Soni serves as Vice President – Performance analytics of the Company. Mr. Soni was appointed vice president – performance analytics in April 2018.Mr. Soni previously served as vice president – finance in February 2017 until his current appointment. In this role, Mr. Soni had executive responsibility for U. S. Steel’s financial planning and analysis (FP&A) activities, which included corporate FP&A and Commercial Entity finance. He is also responsible for strategy and business development, corporate controllership, corporate risk management and treasury functions. Mr. Soni also served as Interim Chief Financial Officer from June 2017 until July 2017, when a permanent CFO joined the company. Mr. Soni joined U. S. Steel in April 2016 as managing director of FP&A. Prior to joining U. S. Steel, he spent six years at Pentair, where he advanced through significant director-level positions in strategy and finance. In 2012, he was appointed vice president of business analysis and planning, where he was responsible for corporate FP&A as well as operations and commercial finance. Mr. Soni also held important managerial roles in international and business unit finance, corporate development and controllership at Honeywell. In addition, he served in manufacturing and design engineering positions while at Ingersoll-Rand. Mr. Soni graduated from Tennessee Technological University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He has earned two master’s degrees: business administration with an emphasis in finance from Cornell University and mechanical engineering from Clemson University. He is currently pursuing his Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification.

John Faraci

Patricia Dennis

Ms. Patricia Diaz Dennis is the Independent Director of the Company. She graduated from the University of California Los Angeles and received her law degree from the Loyola Law School of Loyola Marymount University. Ms. Dennis has held three Senate-confirmed federal government appointments. President Ronald Reagan named her to the National Labor Relations Board in 1983 and appointed her a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission three years later. After becoming partner and head of the communications section of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Ms. Dennis returned to public service in 1992 when President George H. W. Bush appointed her Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs. Ms. Dennis served in a variety of executive positions with SBC Communications, Inc., which later became AT&T, including General Counsel and Secretary of SBC West from May 2002 until August 2004 and Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of AT&T from 2004 to 2008. Ms. Dennis currently serves on the board of Entravision Communications Corporation and Amalgamated Bank, and previously served on the board of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. She also is a trustee of the NHP Foundation, a member of the Advisory Board for LBJ Family Wealth Advisors, and Chair of the World Affairs Council of San Antonio Board of Trustees.

Dan Dinges

Mr. Dan O. Dinges is an Independent Director of the Company. He graduated from The University of Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Petroleum Land Management. Mr. Dinges began his career with Mobil Oil Corporation in 1978. From 1981 to 2001, Mr. Dinges worked in a variety of management positions with Samedan Oil Corporation, a subsidiary of Noble Affiliates, Inc. (now Noble Energy Inc.). In September 2001, Mr. Dinges joined Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation as its President and Chief Operating Officer, and assumed his current position as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2002. Mr. Dinges serves on the board of directors of the American Petroleum Institute, Spitzer Industries, Inc., the American Exploration & Production Council, Houston Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Boy Scouts of America, and Palmer Drug Abuse Program. Mr. Dinges previously served on the board of directors of Lone Star Technologies, Inc. Mr. Dinges is also a member of the All-American Wildcatters Association and serves on the executive committee of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

John Engel

Mr. John J. Engel, Jr., is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Engel graduated from Villanova University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. He received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Rochester in 1991. Mr. Engel has served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of WESCO International, Inc. since 2011. Previously, at WESCO International, Inc., Mr. Engel served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to 2011, and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2009. Before joining WESCO in 2004, Mr. Engel served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Gateway, Inc.; Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of Perkin Elmer, Inc.; and Vice President and General Manager of Allied Signal, Inc. Mr. Engel also held various engineering, manufacturing and general management positions at General Electric Company. Mr. Engel is a member of the Business Roundtable and the Business Council, and is a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Murry Gerber

Mr. Murry S. Gerber has served as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gerber has received a Bachelor's degree in geology from Augustana College and a Master's degree in geology from the University of Illinois. From 1979 to 1998, Mr. Gerber served in a series of technical and management positions with Shell Oil Company, including Chief Executive Officer of Coral Energy, L.P. (now Shell Trading North America) from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Gerber served as Chief Executive Officer and President of EQT Corporation from June 1998 through February 2007; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from May 2000 through April 2010; and Executive Chairman from April 2010 until May 2011. Mr. Gerber is also a member of the boards of directors of BlackRock, Inc. and Halliburton Company.

Stephen Girsky

Mr. Stephen Jon Girsky is Independent Director of the Company. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Girsky is Managing Partner of VectoIQ, an independent advisory firm based in New York, where he applies more than 30 years of experience working with senior corporate and board executives, labor leaders, OEM leaders, suppliers and dealers, and national and local policy makers. Mr. Girsky served in a number of capacities at General Motors from November 2009 until July 2014, including GM Vice Chairman, having responsibility for global corporate strategy, new business development, global product planning and program management, global connected consumer/OnStar, and GM Ventures LLC, Global Research & Development and Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. Mr. Girsky served as Chairman of the Adam Opel AG Supervisory Board and was President of GM Europe for a period of time. Mr. Girsky is a director at Brookfield Business Partners, VectoIQ Acquisition Corp., Drive.ai, and Valens Semiconductor Ltd. He served on the General Motors Board of Directors following its emergence from bankruptcy in June 2009 until June 2016. He also served as the lead director of Dana Holdings Corp. from 2008 to 2009. Mr. Girsky has also served as president of Centerbridge Industrial Partners, an affiliate of Centerbridge Partners, LP, and a multibillion dollar investment fund. Prior to Centerbridge, he was a special advisor to the CEO and CFO of General Motors Corporation from August 2005 to June 2006. In total, Mr. Girsky has more than 25 years of automotive experience, including serving as managing director at Morgan Stanley and as senior analyst of the Morgan Stanley Global Automotive and Auto Parts Research Team. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was managing director of PaineWebber's Automotive Group and worked as an analyst on the overseas financial staff of GM.

Paul Mascarenas

Mr. Paul Anthony Mascarenas, OBE, is Independent Director of the Company. He received a degree in mechanical engineering from University of London, King's College in England and in June 2013, received an honorary doctorate degree from Chongqing University in China. Mr. Mascarenas served as President and Chairman of the Executive Board of FISITA (Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Ingénieurs des Techniques de l'Automobile) from 2014 to 2016. Previously, Mr. Mascarenas worked for 32 years at Ford Motor Company, holding various development and engineering positions, and most recently serving as Chief Technical Officer and Vice President, leading Ford's worldwide research organization, overseeing the development and implementation of the company's technology strategy and plans. Mr. Mascarenas is a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and a fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers. He served as general chairperson for the 2010 SAE World Congress and Convergence and has served on the FISITA board since 2012. Mr. Mascarenas also currently serves on the board of directors at ON Semiconductor, Spartan Motors, Inc., and Borg Warner Inc., and is a Venture Partner with Fontinalis Partners. In 2015, he was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, for his services to the automotive industry.

Eugene Sperling

Mr. Eugene B. Sperling serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sperling is graduated from the University of Minnesota and Yale Law School and attended Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently heads Sperling Economic Strategies, which advises various companies, start-ups, philanthropies and foundations and is a contributing editor for The Atlantic. Mr. Sperling served as Director of the National Economic Council (NEC) and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy in the White House under President Clinton from 1997 to 2001 and under President Obama from 2011 to 2014, the first individual to hold both positions under two presidents. As NEC Director, he coordinated economic policy development among the economic cabinet members. While serving in this role, he was influential in fiscal negotiations, passage of the payroll and low-income tax cuts, the Small Business Jobs Act and formation of the American Jobs Act. He spearheaded the Manufacturing Innovation Hubs initiative and the renewal of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership. Mr. Sperling was co-chair of the first White House Manufacturing Council and helped launch the Select USA initiative. Mr. Sperling also served as counselor to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and as a member of the President's Auto Task Force. He was the founder and director, from 2002 to 2008, of the Center for Universal Education, which specializes in education for girls and boys in developing and conflict-impacted nations. Mr. Sperling currently serves on the board of directors of Ripple Labs.

Patricia Tracey

V. Adm. Patricia A. Tracey is an Independent Director of the Company. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from the College of New Rochelle and a Master of Science in Operations Research and Systems Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School. From 1970 to 2004, Vice Admiral Tracey served in increasingly responsible operational and staff positions with the United States Navy, including Chief of Naval Education and Training from 1996 to 1998, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Personnel Policy) from 1998 to 2001, and Director, Navy Headquarters Staff from 2001 to 2004. Vice Admiral Tracey served as a consultant on decision governance processes to the United States Navy from 2004 to 2005 and to the Department of Defense from 2005 to 2006. She took a position as a Client Industry Executive for business development and performance improvement with Electronic Data System Corporation in 2006. Hewlett Packard Co. acquired Electronic Data Systems Corporation in August 2008. Vice Admiral Tracey left her position as Vice President, Homeland Security and Defense Services with HP Enterprise Services in October 2016. She currently consults with Perspecta, Inc. She also serves on the board of trustees of Norwich University and the Board of Directors of Armed Forces Benefits Association.

Kevin Lewis

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