The leading steel company United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has appointed Nancy Sykes as the new Vice President of Human Resource department. As per the reports, the news was announced by Chief Executive & President Mario Longhi. Her new position has made her in-charge of medical & health services as well as human resource department.
She will join the executive management team and operate from the Pittsburgh headquarters of United States Steel Corporation. While addressing to reporters, Longhi said that the entire management team of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) was delighted to welcome Nancy. She comes with an extensive expertise in global human resource matters; hence, she will add immense value to the company and help it reach greater heights in the future.
Her proven leadership in talent management and human capital strategy will prove to be beneficial for the company in the long run.
Where Sykes Comes From:
Her most recent assignment was with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company where she joined as the Vice President of Talent Management wing before shifting to China as the Vice President, Human Resources Asia-Pacific. She was given this opportunity in 2012 to lead a team of more than 10,000 employees spread across 12 nations and seven manufacturing locations.
While she was based in Asia-Pacific, her opportunities revolved around building a team that could run the operations and help the company attaining its organizational objectives. She focused on global performance management, compensation, succession planning, associate engagement, talent acquisition, developing and leading the HR information system.
She joined Goodyear in 2009, before which she was with General Electric for over two decades. She initiated her career in manufacturing, but later moved into the human resource department. During her association with GE, she was involved in various acquisitions & divestitures, organizational programs, succession planning, talent acquisition, and performance management activities.