Meet The World Steel Dynamics® Team
Peter F. Marcus, a steel securities analyst,
is founder of World Steel Dynamics and a
consultant to the steel industry.
He began his career on Wall Street in 1961
with L.F. Rothschild & Co. In early 1999,
after 28 years at PaineWebber, Peter with his
World Steel Dynamics staff formed their own
separate and independent company.
Peter graduated from Cornell University in
1960 and received a MBA from New York
University in 1965.
Karlis M. Kirsis, has researched the steel
industry for more than 35 years, since 1978
in partnership with Peter Marcus.
Karlis is responsible for coordinating
WSD's business, publishing and
marketing operations. He oversees the
research projects of its staff and authors
his own studies.
Karlis has an engineering degree from
Northeastern University and a MBA from
the Columbia Business School
Philipp Englin joined World Steel Dynamics in 2008 and has been developing the WSD Global Steel
Information System - a suite of strategic information tools aimed at capturing and modeling key aspects of
the global steel industry. Phillip is also the point man on WSD's consulting work. Philipp's introduction to
the steel industry came as a member of Emerson Electric's steel procurement
team where he was responsible for closely tracking global market developments. Mr. Englin holds bachelors
degrees in mechanical engineering & philosophy from Carnegie Mellon University and a master's
degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
Patrick A. McCormick, a commercial veteran
of global steel buying, joined World Steel
Dynamics in 2006. Pat has previously
held various engineering and procurement
management positions during his 30-year
career at Emerson. His specializations
are global strategy development, supplier
relationship management, and industry
analysis. Pat is a member of the Institute
of Supply Chain Management and holds a
MBA from Washington University.
The Rest of The World Steel Dynamics Team
The World Steel Exchange Marketing (WSEM) Team
2016 Holiday Photo