president and chief executive officer
United States Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pa., USA
David B. Burritt was appointed president and chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation in May 2017. At that time, he was also named to the company’s board of directors. He had been 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. Prior to joining U. S. Steel, Burritt served as chief financial officer at Caterpillar Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1977 from Bradley University in Peoria and received his M.B.A. from the University of Illinois in Champaign in 1990. Burritt serves on the board of directors for Lockheed Martin, and is a member of The Business Council, the National Safety Council and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.