Charlotte-based Nucor Corp. has a new president and CEO.
As of the start of the new year, John Ferriola is the head of the manufacturer, a post previously held by Daniel DiMicco.
Ferriola’s term is set to end in 2012.
DiMicco, who has been president and CEO since 2000 and chairman since 2006, will continue to serve as chairman and chief executive officer.
Ferriola had served as the company’s chief operating officer of steelmaking operations since 2007. He was an executive vice president for the company from 2002 to 2007 and a vice president from 1996 to 2001.
Nucor and its affiliates make steel products, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada.