U.S Steel SR. VP named leader of the year

United States Steel Corporation General Counsel and Senior Vice President – Governmental Affairs, Suzanne Rich Folsom, has been named Leader of the Year at the 2014 Women in Compliance Awards in London. Folsom was honoured for her work in corporate governance and compliance.

“The international recognition that Suzanne has received for her work in corporate governance and compliance is one of many reasons that we are fortunate to have her on our executive team”, said Mario Longhi, President and CEO of United States Steel. Folsom was nominated for Compliance Champion of the Year as well as Women in Compliance Award’s Leader of the Year, joining nominees from Google, AECOM and Novo Nordisk, among others.

Throughout her career Folsom has worked in multiple organisations to transform their legal and compliance programs into gold standards for their respective industries. Both she and the legal and compliance programs that she has led have been recognised by Corporate Secretary Magazine, Inside Counsel Magazine, Ethisphere Institute and the Washington Metropolitan Area Association of Corporate Counsel.

The Women in Compliance Awards recognise the achievements and initiatives of women in regulatory compliance leadership roles. The awards are judged by a panel of senior professionals from the UK, the U.S., the EU and global compliance and regulatory sector.

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