U. S. Steel Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Gretchen R. Haggerty To Retire

 U. S. Steel Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Gretchen R.
                              Haggerty To Retire

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, July 9, 2013

PITTSBURGH, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --United States Steel Corporation
(NYSE: X) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John P. Surma announced today
that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Gretchen R. Haggerty
has informed the company of her plan to retire in 2013 after 37 years with the
company, including a decade as its chief financial officer.

Commenting on Haggerty's career, Surma said, "Gretchen has been our chief
financial officer during some of the most challenging periods for our
industry. She has represented our company with extraordinary grace and
dignity, and her wise stewardship of our financial affairs has been enormously
beneficial to our stakeholders. We are fortunate to have benefitted from her
financial expertise and dedication throughout her career and, particularly,
for her leadership during the most recent critical period of the financial
crisis and the protracted economic recovery. The timing of her retirement
will enable a smooth and thorough transition process to her successor."

U. S. Steel is undertaking a comprehensive search for a new chief financial

Haggerty began her career with U. S. Steel in the company's tax division in
1976. In 1991, she was elected vice president and treasurer of USX
Corporation, becoming the first female executive in the company's history. In
1998, she was named vice president – accounting and finance for U. S. Steel
and assumed the position of senior vice president and controller in January
2002. In May 2002, she was elected senior vice president and treasurer, and
in March 2003, she was promoted to executive vice president, treasurer and
chief financial officer. In October 2004, she relinquished the title of
treasurer and has continued as executive vice president and chief financial

Additionally, Haggerty is chairman of the United States Steel and Carnegie
Pension Fund and is a member of the Investment Committee of the fund. She
serves on the board of directors of USG Corporation, the Strategic Investment
Fund, the Pennsylvania Business Council and the United Way of Allegheny
County. Last month, she completed her term as president of The Duquesne Club,
the first female president in the club's history. She is a member of
Financial Executives International, the Allegheny Country Bar Association, and
is a certified public accountant (inactive) in the state of Ohio.

A native of Pittsburgh, Haggerty earned a Bachelor of Science degree in
accounting from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and a law degree
from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

For more information about U. S. Steel, visit www.ussteel.com.

SOURCE United States Steel Corporation

Website: http://www.ussteel.com
Contact: Courtney Boone, 412.433.6791, Sarah Cassella, 412.433.6777
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