Retired Chief FInancial Officer
Jim Frias has recently retired (June 2022) as EVP and Chief Financial Officer of Nucor Corporation (NUE/nyse). During his 31 year career with Nucor Jim served in operational financial roles for 10 years, 9 years as corporate controller and over 12 years as Chief Financial Officer. During Jim’s career Nucor experienced significant growth in a low growth industry becoming the nations largest and most profitable steel producer and expanding it’s portfolio of raw materials and downstream steel products businesses. As CFO Jim played a leading role in strategy development and execution, and in the development of a disciplined capital allocation framework that balanced investing in growth with returning capital to investors. Jim currently serves on the board of directors of Carlisle Companies (CSL/nyse) where he recently completed two terms as Audit Committee Chair.