J.P. Elverdin Appointed Vice President-Shipping For United States Steel

J.P. Elverdin has been named vice president-shipping for United States Steel, it was announced by Thomas Marshall, group vice president-resource development.

A native of Argentina, Mr. Elverdin holds law degrees from the U n i v e r s i t y of Buenos Aires, Southern M e t h o d i s t University and New York University.

He began his career with U.S.

Steel in 1968 as an attorney in the law department at Pittsburgh headquarters. In 1970, he was named assistant secretary and attorney for U.S. Steel's Orinoco Mining Company in Venezuela, and was promoted to secretary and general counsel for Orinoco in 1974.

Two years later, Mr. Elverdin was appointed secretary of Navios Corporation, an international bulk shipping subsidiary of U.S. Steel then located in Nassau, Bahamas.

In 1978, he was named vice president- commercial of Navios and was elected president the following year. After moving with Navios to New York in May 1980, he now leaves that post to assume his new duties in Pittsburgh.

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