Board: Executive Board
Job Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
John P. McConnell is chairman and chief executive officer of Worthington Industries.
Mr. McConnell began his career at Worthington in 1975 as a general laborer in the Louisville, Kentucky steel plant. He also worked as a sales representative for two of Worthington’s divisions.
Mr. McConnell served as corporate personnel director and has been instrumental in administering the company’s highly recognized employee-based policies. He was appointed vice president and general manager of the company’s largest steel facility in Columbus, Ohio in 1985.