Steel Dynamics appoints new board members

Steel Dynamics, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Sheree L. Bargabos and Steven A. Sonnenberg as independent members of the Board. The appointments are for the balance of a one year term, ending in May 2019, coinciding with the company’s regularly scheduled annual meeting of shareholders.

Sheree L. Bargabos served from 2002 through 2012 as the President of the Roofing and Asphalt Division of Owens Corning, a global manufacturer of composite building materials, with 2017 revenues of USD 6.4bn. In her capacity as President, Ms. Bargabos was responsible for the USD 2bn roofing and asphalt business segment, managing 2,000 employees across 14 manufacturing locations. From 2013 to her retirement in 2015, Ms. Bargabos assumed the role of Vice President, Customer Experience, Roofing, helping to facilitate the successful transition of her successor, among other responsibilities. Ms. Bargabos will serve as a member of Steel Dynamics Audit Committee.

Steven A. Sonnenberg served from 2008 through 2016 as President of Emerson Electric Co.’s USD 8.5bn Process Management Group, with 40,000 employees worldwide – an eight business unit manufacturer of automation products for process industries, including oil and gas, chemical processing, power, life sciences, and metals and mining. In 2016, Mr. Sonnenberg became Chair of Emerson Electric Co.’s Automation Solutions business, which assists manufacturers to maximize performance through Emerson’s industry-leading portfolio of technologies to measure, control, optimize and power their operations. Mr. Sonnenberg will serve as a member of Steel Dynamics Governance Committee.