NEW YORK Joseph
Carrabba, chairman, president and chief executive officer of
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., has been awarded the American
Iron and Steel Institutes Gary Memorial Medal.
The award, named for
AISIs first president Judge Elbert H. Gary, was
established in 1927 to recognize individuals who make
"remarkable lifelong contributions to the North American steel
industry," the Washington-based group said Nov. 7.
Cleveland-based Cliffs in 2005 as president and chief operating
officer, became president and chief executive officer in 2006
and was elected chairman in 2007.
Prior to joining
Cliffs, Carrabba worked for 22 years at London-based Rio Tinto
Plc. He served AISI as chairman from May 2012 to May 2013 and
holds positions at the National Mining Association, Newmont
Mining Corp., KeyCorp, Capital Universitys board of
trustees and the Frostburg University Foundation.