James E. Bruno joined United States Steel Corporation in December 2014 as senior vice president – Automotive Solutions. Under Mr. Bruno’s leadership, Automotive Solutions collaborated with automotive customers to develop solutions to address challenges facing the industry, including increased fuel economy standards and enhanced safety requirements.
In January 2016, J. Bruno assumed accountability for plant operations at the following facilities, which service the majority of his commercial entities’ customers: Great Lakes Works, including the EGL at Dearborn, Midwest Plant and PRO-TEC Coating Company, a joint venture with Japan’s Kobe Steel. He also assumed oversight of U. S. Steel’s technology and innovation organization.
Before joining U. S. Steel, he spent 20 years with TRW Automotive, a global leader in automotive safety and one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers. During his time at TRW, he advanced through a series of increasingly responsible positions, most recently serving as vice president – North American braking operations and global slip control portfolio. Prior to joining TRW, J. Bruno managed various engineering and engineering technology programs for Eaton Corporation, Robert Bosch Corporation and General Dynamics.
James Bruno earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering technology at Purdue University and has a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University. He is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers. Effective October 1, 2018 he was appointed Vice President – European Solutions and President – U. S. Steel Košice.