New owners establish W-P executive team [UPDATE]

Dec 21, 2006 | 06:38 AM | Scott Robertson

[corrects to Wheeling Pittsburgh Corp.]

The installation of new leadership at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Corp., Wheeling, W.Va., has resulted in one longtime executive staying with the company in a new role and another seeing his position terminated.

According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Harry L. Page, who was president and chief operating officer of Wheeling-Pittsburgh under its former management team, has agreed to stay on with new management as vice president of engineering at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., the chief operating subsidiary of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Corp.

Page headed up operations under the old management team that lost out in a proxy battle with Esmark Inc., a Chicago-based steel services company that took control of Wheeling-Pittsburgh in November. He was largely responsible for directing and implementing electric-arc furnace steelmaking technology at Wheeling-Pittsburgh, a concept for the company embraced by its new leadership group.....





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