US Steel COO Goodish Retiring After 40 Years

United States Steel Corp. said Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer John H. Goodish will retire on Dec. 31 after 40 years with the company.

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- United States Steel Corp. said Thursday its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer John H. Goodish will retire on Dec. 31 after 40 years with the company.

Goodish, 62, joined U.S. Steel in 1970 as an accounting management trainee in Pittsburgh. He was appointed executive vice president of operations in June 2003 and assumed his current position in 2005.

Following Goodish's retirement, George F. Babcoke, who currently serves as senior vice president of the company's European operations, will be returning to the United States from Slovakia to take on an additional role overseeing global operations services.

In addition, David J. Rintoul has been elected vice president of the company's European operations.

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