NEW YORK U.S. Steel Corp. has announced several executive changes effective Jan. 1.
John J. Quaid, vice president and treasurer, will assume the newly created role of vice president of iron ore and be responsible for all mining operations. He will report to Douglas R. Matthews, senior vice president of the companys North American flat-rolled operations. Quaid, who joined the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker in 2002, has worked in investor relations, business planning and the companys European operations, as well as the accounting and finance departments.
Larry T. Brockway, senior vice president and chief risk officer, has been named senior vice president, chief risk officer and treasurer. Brockway, who previously served as treasurer from 2004 to 2011, assumes the role in addition to responsibilities for tax and the U.S. Steel and Carnegie Pension Fund.
Sharon K. Owen, vice president of supply chain and customer service, will retire following a 37-year career with the company. U.S. Steel said it does not plan to name a successor, instead allocating responsibilities internally.