JULY 2011

CMC promotes Joe Alvarado

The board of directors of Commercial Metals Company, headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced that effective September 1, 2011, Joe Alvarado will assume the role of president and chief executive officer.

Alvarado has been the company’s chief operating officer since April 2010 and was recently promoted to the position of president on April 6, 2011. Murray R. McClean will continue to serve the company as chief executive officer through August 31, 2011 and will continue to serve as executive chairman of the board through August 31, 2012.

Alvarado is the former president of U.S. Tubular Products, Inc and has held executive level roles in operations, sales and marketing, and finance.