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John Ferriola

Chairman & CEO
Nucor Corporation

John is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nucor Corporation. Mr. Ferriola joined Nucor Corporation in 1991 as Manager of Maintenance and Engineering at the Jewett, Texas bar mill. In 1995, he was named General Manager of Nucor's Grapeland, Texas joist fabrication division. Later the same year, he was named Vice President and General Manager of Nucor's Norfolk, Neb. bar mill. From 1998 to the end of 2001, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Crawfordsville, Ind. sheet mill.In January 2002, John was appointed as Executive Vice President and in September 2007 was named ChiefOperation Officer of Steel Making Operations. He became President and Chief Operating Officer and a member ofthe Board of Directors in January 2011. On November 16, 2012, Nucor announced that its Board of Directors has elected John to the position of Chief Executive Officer and President, effective January 1, 2013.He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) andon the Board of Directors of the American Iron & Steel Institute (AISI).John has been active in the Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) for over 20 years and has served onits board of directors. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers(NAM).Prior to joining Nucor, John began his career with Bethlehem Steel Corporation in 1974, and worked for 17 yearsin various operating and management roles. John graduated from the Maritime Academy, State University of New York with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. In the spring of 2012, he received an honorary Doctorate from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.Nucor and affiliates are manufacturers of steel products, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada.Products produced include carbon and alloy steel - in bars, beams, sheet and plate; steel piling; steel joists andjoist girders; steel deck; fabricated concrete reinforcing steel; cold finished steel; steel fasteners; metal buildingsystems; steel grating and expanded metal; and wire and wire mesh. Nucor, through The David J. JosephCompany, also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and HBI/DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processesferrous and nonferrous scrap. Nucor is North America's largest recycler.

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