CSI may pick Wright successor: sources

May 18, 2012 | 04:51 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  flat-rolled steel, California Steel Industries, JFE Steel, Vale, Vincente Wright, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — A transition appears to be near at California Steel Industries Inc. (CSI), one of two major West Coast flat-rolled steel producers, with the company’s owners said to be considering a change at the top, according to industry sources.

Vicente Wright, president and chief executive officer of the Fontana, Calif.-based mill, is likely to be succeeded soon by a representative of CSI joint-venture partner JFE Steel Corp., Tokyo, they said.

A CSI spokeswoman declined to comment.....





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