Executive Vice President, Commercial
MaryEmily Slate was appointed to her current position effective 1 January 2021, serving as the first executive vice president (EVP)-level leader in this role at Nucor. Slate and her team focus on Nucor’s comprehensive enterprise commercial strategy. She began her career with Nucor in 2000 as district sales manager at Nucor Steel–Arkansas. She later served as sales manager at Nucor Steel–Decatur LLC, and then as cold mill manager at Nucor Steel–Decatur LLC. In 2010, she was promoted to general manager of Nucor Steel Auburn Inc. and was elected vice president of Nucor Corp. in 2012. She then served as vice president and general manager of Nucor Steel–Arkansas from 2015 to 2019. In May 2019, MaryEmily Slate became the first woman to serve as EVP at Nucor Corp., when she was promoted to EVP for Tubular Products Group, logistics and certain joint ventures. In September 2019, she was named EVP of Beam, Plate and Tubular Products; and in June 2020, Slate was appointed EVP of Sheet and Tubular Products, where she served until assuming her current role.