Lukac Takes Plant Manager Position in Coking Operation
Pittsburgh, PA— Anton Lukac has been named plant
manager-Clairton Works for United States Steel Corporation, it was announced
by John Goodish, executive vice president-operations. The appointment
became effective July 1, 2003.
Lukac, 43, was previously vice president of strategic
implementation for U. S. Steel Kosice (USSK), U. S. Steel’s steelmaking
unit in the Slovak Republic. He and his family will relocate to Pittsburgh
from Kosice in their native Slovak Republic.
At Clairton Works, Lukac will be responsible for managing
coking and coal chemical operations at the largest and most environmentally
progressive by-product coke plant in the Western Hemisphere. He will report
directly to Ray Terza, who assumed general manager responsibilities earlier
this month for all U.S. Steel Pittsburgh-area operations, including both
Mon Valley Works and Clairton Works.
Lukac graduated from Technical University in Kosice,
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. In 1991, he joined VSZ a.s., a diversified
Slovak corporation from which U. S. Steel acquired the steel operations
and related assets in November 2000 to form USSK, the largest fully integrated,
flat-rolled steel producer in Central Europe.