Incoming Commercial Metals CEO to Become Highest-ranking Female Executive Among DFW's Top Public Companies

Irving-based Commercial Metals Co. will promote Barbara Smith to president and CEO of the company, making her the highest-ranking female executive among the top publicly traded companies in Dallas-Fort Worth.The steel producer took in $4.6 billion in revenue for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, making it the 24th largest public company in D-FW.Smith will assume the new role and join the board of directors Sept. 1, replacing Joe Alvarado, the company announced Monday. The promotion places her in a position few women hold within multibillion-dollar companies. Among the Fortune 500 companies, 32 are led by women.   Continue reading...

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