Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has named its current Executive Vice President of Business Development, P. Kelly Tompkins, as it’s new Executive V.P. & Chief Financial Officer.
Tompkins replaces Terrance Paradie who resigned to work for another company.
The company’s current Executive Vice President of Seaborne Iron Ore, Clifford Smith, has been named Executive V.P. of Business Development and his previous position has been eliminated.
Tompkins has been with Cliffs since 2010 while Smith has been with the firm since 2003.
Cliffs officials say the changes create a smaller executive team with a focus on the company’s core U.S. iron ore business.