Charles A. Corry, a USX Corp. executive for 28 years, has been elected president and a director of the Pittsburgh-based corporation.
Corry, 55, will remain as president of USX's U.S. Diversified Group and will join a new office of the chairman, said Chairman David M. Roderick.
Roderick said Corry will assist him in his duties, function on his behalf in his absence and help refine the corporation's strategic plan.
Corry, a Cincinnati native who holds bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Cincinnati, joined U.S. Steel Corp. at its former American Steel & Wire division in Cleveland in 1960. He has held a number of finance and accounting positions at USX and its subsidiaries.
He was named senior vice president and comptroller in 1982 and president of U.S. Diversified Group in January, 1987.