V. John Goodwin

Independent Advisor

John is a long-standing Affiliate Partner with Metal Strategies. He is currently on assignment for Severstal acting as lead labor contract negotiator for all four integrated steel plants owned by Severstal.

  • Prior to this, John served as President of Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel under Esmark ownership.
  • Prior to this, he was COO of International Steel Group (ISG) which is now part of Arcelor Mittal. ISG included all plants formerly owned by Bethlehem Steel, LTV Steel, Weirton Steel, Inland Steel and Acme Steel – eight in all.
  • Prior to this, John was President and CEO of National Steel (now part of U.S. Steel) and General Manager of the Gary Works, the largest steel plant of U.S. Steel.