July 11, 2016

John Correnti Honored with 26th Willy Korf/Ken Iverson Steel Vision Award

Big River Steel Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Correnti was honored posthumously with the twenty-sixth Willy Korf/Ken Iverson Steel Vision Award. The award was presented at American Metal Market’s and World Steel Dynamic’s Steel Success Strategies conference held in New York in June. It was especially memorable for John’s family in attendance and our Big River Steel team members as Ken was John’s mentor as well as personal friend. Ken had a major influence on John’s management philosophy and that legacy continues to live on today in the culture we are creating at Big River. Below is an excerpt from an interview with John from 2015 in which he talks about that philosophy: