CEO of Nucor from 1996; president and chief operating officer since 1991.DIRECTORSHIPS
Harnischfeger Industries, Navistar International.EDUCATION
B.S.E., civil engineering, Clarkson University (Potsdam, N.Y.), 1969.FAMILY
Married 20 years to Dawn. One son, N.J., 18.HOBBIES
Quail hunting, downhill skiing, gambling.PASSION
Movies. Thumbs-up: One Night at McCool's. Thumbs down: Traffic.MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY
"I trust my employees to do what's right, and I stay out of their way."