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Chief Operating Officer, Nucor Corp.
Dave Sumoski joined Nucor in 1995 to serve as electrical supervisor of Nucor Steel–Berkeley in Huger, S.C., USA. From 1999 to 2008, he served as maintenance manager of Nucor Steel–Berkeley. In 2008, he was promoted to the position of general manager at Nucor’s Marion, Ohio, USA, bar mill where, in 2010, he was again promoted to vice president and general manager. In 2012, Sumoski became vice president and general manager of Nucor Steel Memphis Inc.
In September 2014, he moved to Nucor’s corporate headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., USA, when he was named executive vice president of engineered bar products. In 2017, he was named executive vice president of merchant and rebar products. He was promoted to chief operating officer of Nucor Corp. effective 1 January 2021.
In addition to his role as Nucor’s chief operating officer, Sumoski has also previously served as both chairman and vice chairman of the Steel Manufacturers Association, representing the electric arc furnace steel industry. Prior to joining Nucor, he worked for LTV-Steel in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Sumoski graduated from Drexel University with a B.S. degree in engineering and Baldwin Wallace University with an M.B.A.