PITTSBURGH, Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) President and Chief Executive Officer Mario Longhi announced today that Vice President - Industrial Solutions Joseph R. Scherrbaum, Jr. has informed the company of his intention to retire effective Dec. 31, 2015 after more than 36 years with the company.
Scherrbaum began his career with U. S. Steel in 1979 at the Lorain-Cuyahoga Works outside of Cleveland, where he held several supervisory positions in production and business planning. Throughout his tenure with the company, Scherrbaum moved through increasingly responsible positions within the commercial organization, leading to his appointment as Vice President - Sales in 2005. On Jan. 1, 2015, U. S. Steel realigned its commercial organization to become closer to customers. Scherrbaum assumed his current role with responsibility for commercial efforts in the company's North American flat-rolled operating segment related to pipe and tube manufacturing, agricultural and industrial equipment and the industrial container markets.
Longhi said of Scherrbaum's career, "Joe has provided sound guidance to our sales and customer service organization for decades. We are fortunate to have benefitted from his leadership, and wish him the best in retirement."
SOURCE United States Steel Corporation