About David Burritt

David B. Burritt was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of United States Steel Corporation in May 2017. At that time, Mr. Burritt 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.
Mr. 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.
Prior to joining U. S. Steel, Mr. Burritt, served as Chief Financial Officer at Caterpillar Inc.
Mr. Burritt was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1977 from Bradley University in Peoria. Mr. Burritt received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Illinois in Champaign in 1990.
Mr. Burritt serves on the board of directors for Lockheed Martin and the National Safety Council. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the worldsteel Board of Directors and is a member of The Business Council

United States Steel Corporation is loved because...

This old-school steel company recognizes employee trends that value the environment—and a green economy. Executives are committed, they said, to being net carbon neutral by 2050.

David Burritt serves as a Model of U.S. Steel Corporation's Values because…

U. S. Steel CEO Dave Burritt views our S.T.E.E.L. Principles as foundational to everything we do. His words and actions create a clear path for employees to follow. Employees are empowered to be bold and move fast but must always do what’s right by following our S.T.E.E.L. Principles.