NEW YORK Cliffs
Natural Resources Inc.s vice president of government and
public affairs, Dana Byrne, will retire from the company
effective July 1.
Byrne will assume a
one-year consultancy role with Cliffs after his retirement, at
which time he will be succeeded by director of global
government relations Raga Elim.
Elim, who joined the
company in 2011, will also assume responsibility for the
companys global communications and public affairs
Byrne joined the Cleveland-based company in 1979 and was
appointed to his current position in 2004. Over the past three
years, he has been extensively involved with the companys
Black Thor chromite project in northern Ontario. Cliffs
recently suspended environmental assessment work on this
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