Washington, D.C. 20549










Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 2, 2015



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


1-4119   13-1860817


File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1915 Rexford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina   28211
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (704) 366-7000



(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)




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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


(d) On September 2, 2015, the Board of Directors of Nucor Corporation (the “Corporation”) elected Laurette T. Koellner to the Corporation’s Board of Directors, effective that day, with a term expiring at the Corporation’s 2016 annual meeting of stockholders. Ms. Koellner is the former Executive Chairman of International Lease Finance Corporation, a subsidiary of American International Group, Inc., and the former president of Boeing International, a division of The Boeing Company. Concurrent with her election as a director, Ms. Koellner was appointed to the Compensation and Executive Development Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors. There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Koellner and any other persons pursuant to which she was selected as a director. There are no transactions involving the Corporation and Ms. Koellner that the Corporation would be required to report pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Ms. Koellner has never served as one of the Corporation’s officers or employees.


Ms. Koellner will receive compensation in accordance with the Corporation’s standard compensation arrangements for non-employee directors, which are described under the caption “Director Compensation” in the Corporation’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 26, 2015, as adjusted by the Board of Directors from time to time.


A copy of the news release announcing Ms. Koellner’s election is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


  (d) Exhibits.


  99.1 News Release of Nucor Corporation issued September 2, 2015







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  By: /s/  James D. Frias
    James D. Frias
    Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Executive Vice President


Date: September 2, 2015







Exhibit No. Description
99.1 News Release of Nucor Corporation, issued September 2, 2015




Exhibit 99.1

Nucor Announces the Addition of Laurette Koellner to the Nucor Board of Directors

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced today that its board of directors has elected Laurette T. Koellner as a director effective immediately.

Ms. Koellner, 60, most recently served as Executive Chairman of International Lease Finance Corporation, a subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. ("AIG"), from 2012 until its sale to AerCap Holdings N.V. in 2014. She retired as President of Boeing International, a division of The Boeing Company, in 2008. Ms. Koellner joined Boeing in 1997 and held a variety of financial and business leadership positions during her more than 11-year tenure with the company, including serving as President of Connexion by Boeing. At Boeing, she was also a member of the Office of the Chairman and served as Executive Vice President, Internal Services, Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer, President of Shared Services, as well as Corporate Controller.

Prior to her time with Boeing, Ms. Koellner spent 19 years at McDonnell Douglas Corporation, which was acquired by Boeing. She held a number of management roles of increasing responsibility, including Vice President and Corporate General Auditor.

Ms. Koellner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from the University of Central Florida and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Stetson University.

"We are very fortunate to have Laurette on our board. Her extensive international and financial expertise makes her a valuable asset to the Nucor team," said John Ferriola, Nucor's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to benefiting from her service and insight."

Nucor and affiliates are manufacturers of steel products, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada. Products produced include: carbon and alloy steel -- in bars, beams, sheet and plate; steel piling; steel joists and joist girders; steel deck; fabricated concrete reinforcing steel; cold finished steel; steel fasteners; metal building systems; steel grating and expanded metal; and wire and wire mesh. Nucor, through The David J. Joseph Company, also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and HBI/DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap. Nucor is North America's largest recycler.

CONTACT: Nucor Executive Offices, +1-704-366-7000, or fax, +1-704-362-4208