Steel Industry Executives to Testify at House Hearing

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For Immediate Release:
March 15, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ten steel company and supplier executives – as members of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) -  will be on Capitol Hill Thursday to testify at the House Energy and Commerce Committee, subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, and meet with members of Congress on the steel industry’s role and issues regarding trade, infrastructure, tax reform, energy and environment.  A number of the industry representatives will make themselves available for media questions at the conclusion of the hearing.


9:30 a.m.
Thursday, March 21
House Energy and Commerce, subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade
2123 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515

Steel industry CEOs/representatives:

Joe Carrabba – Chairman, President and CEO, Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc.; Cleveland, OH 
Mike Rehwinkel – President and CEO, EVRAZ North America; Chicago, IL
Mike Rippey – President and CEO, ArcelorMittal USA; Chicago, IL    
John Surma – Chairman and CEO, United States Steel Corporation; Pittsburgh, PA
John Ferriola – CEO and President, Nucor Corporation; Charlotte, NC
Joe Turner - Senior Advisor, CB&I; Oakbrook Terrace, IL 
Kevin Fenton – Marketing Director, Graftech International; Parma, OH
Robert Wilson - VP of Marketing and  Business Development, Graftech International; Parma, OH
Jeff Pfeifer - President, MLP Steel; Scottdale, PA 
Jim Philipkosky –Chairman, MLP Steel; Scottdale, PA
Dave Frease, International Director, SES LLC; Alliance, OH


Contact: Lisa Harrison
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