President's Award Breakfast - SOLD OUT

Tuesday, 7 May • 8–9:45 a.m.

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Recognizing steel industry excellence, the President’s Award Breakfast program consists of the presentation of prestigious AIST Board of Directors Awards, including AIST’s Steelmaker of the Year, followed by a keynote presentation from David B. Burritt, president and chief executive officer, United States Steel Corporation.

Tickets can be purchased when you register for AISTech. Advance single tickets are US$45, and a table of 10 is US$400.

2019 Keynote Speaker

Steelmaking for the Next Generation.

David B. Burritt
president and chief executive officer
United States Steel Corporation

David Burritt was appointed president and chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation in May 2017 and was named to the company's board of directors. Prior to that, he was elected president and chief operating officer in February 2017 with executive responsibility for all aspects of the company's day-to-day business in the United States and Central Europe. Burritt joined U. S. Steel in September 2013 to serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer with responsibility for all aspects of the company's strategic and financial matters. In January 2015, he added executive leadership of U. S. Steel's North American flat rolled commercial entities and corporate support services. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., USA, and received an M.B.A. from the University of Illinois in Champaign in 1990. Burritt serves on the board of directors for Lockheed Martin, and also is a member of The Business Council, the National Safety Council, the American Iron & Steel Institute, and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.