TOWN HALL FORUM PANELIST
Michael S. Williams
President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael S. Williams was appointed president and chief executive officer of TimkenSteel Corp. in January 2021. Previously, he was chief executive officer of Bayou Steel Group, a U.S. producer of structural steel and merchant bar. Prior to joining Bayou, Williams served as president, Outokumpu Americas for Outokumpu Oyj, a global leader in the stainless steel industry. Before that, Williams held a number of leadership roles at United States Steel Corporation, including senior vice president North American Flat Rolled, and most recently senior vice president, strategic planning and business development. Earlier in his career, he served as vice president of commercial products at Special Metals Corp. and as chairman and chief executive officer of Ormet Corp. Williams holds a B.S. degree in information science with a minor in economics from the University of Pittsburgh.