Suzanne Rich Folsom
Suzanne Rich Folsom is a results-oriented business leader with broad international experience and a successful track record of driving transformation at public and private corporations, as well as multilateral organizations, during periods of heightened regulatory attention and intense public scrutiny.
Ms. Folsom serves as the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and SVP-Government Affairs at the iconic United States Steel Corporation. Since joining the company in 2014, she has played a key leadership role in U.S. Steel’s commitment to reinvigorating the growth of its business and the increase in returns for its shareholders. Ms. Folsom’s mandate includes ensuring the company’s transformation efforts are informed by comprehensive oversight mechanisms and governance accountability. Her broad responsibilities include legal, regulatory and compliance, the corporate secretary function, environmental affairs, labor relations, security, aircraft, global public policy, and joint ventures worldwide.
Ms. Folsom has lived and worked in multiple countries enabling her to develop a worldwide business, regulatory, and political network. A graduate of Duke University and Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Folsom has served on a number of non-profit boards, including on their audit, compensation and organization, and nominating and governance committees. She currently serves on the board of USS-POSCO Industries, a joint-venture headquartered in California.