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Matthews Named Interim Head of U.S. Steel Tubular

Written by Sandy Williams

U.S. Steel has named an interim executive to head the company’s tubular segment following the retirement of David Rintoul. Douglas R. Matthews, senior vice president – Industrial, Service Center and Mining Solutions, will assume the day-to-day responsibilities of U.S. Steel Tubular Products.

MatthewsCommenting on the appointment, CEO David Burritt said, “Doug is the best choice to fill this interim role based on his extensive overall industry experience and prior tenure as head of our tubular products organization. His strong leadership will ensure a smooth transition for U.S. Steel Tubular Products employees and customers.”

Matthews began his tenure at U.S. Steel in 1988 as a management associate at Mon Valley Works’ Edgar Thomson plant, advancing through positions at Mon Valley Works, PRO-TEC Coating, Gary Works, and the former USS/KOBE venture in Lorain, Ohio. In 2006, he was appointed vice-present and general manager of U.S. Steel Serbia, followed by president and general manager of U.S. Steel Canada in 2007.  In 2009, Matthews was named vice president-Tubular Operations and president- U. S. Steel Tubular Products. He advanced to senior vice president – North American flat rolled operations in 2013 and assumed his current role in 2016.

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