Bruder joins Commercial Metals Company

Murray R. McClean, chairman, president and CEO of Commercial Metals Company, announced that the board of directors has elected Ann J. Bruder as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary effective September 1, 2009. This follows David Sudbury’s pending retirement on August 31, 2009 which was previously announced.

Ann Bruder has served as deputy general counsel since September 2007 and as the head of the legal department since June 2009 when Sudbury announced his intended retirement and began a transition of duties.

Prior to her tenure at CMC, Bruder was the chief counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary of CARBO Ceramics, Inc. and had previously served in the legal department of American Airlines.