Cleveland-Cliffs Announces the Promotion of Terrence Mee to Vice President, Sales and Transportation


Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE:CLF) today announced the promotion of Terrence R. Mee to Vice President, Sales and Transportation effective Sept. 16, 2007. Mee currently serves as Cliffs' General Manager, Sales and Traffic and has been with the Company in positions of progressively increasing responsibility for the past 10 years.

Cliffs' Executive Vice President, Commercial-North American Iron Ore, William Calfee, said: "Terry's leadership and understanding of our business in North America has been instrumental to our Company's achievements, including our expanding offshore marketing efforts, which have contributed to Cliffs' transformation to an international mining entity. We look forward to his ongoing contributions in iron ore, as well as in Cliffs' growing presence in the metallurgical coal markets as a result of our recent acquisition of PinnOak Resources."

Mee holds an MBA from Case Western Reserve University and joined Cliffs as a Finance Associate upon graduating in 1997. Earlier this year, he completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

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Cleveland-Cliffs Inc, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is an international mining company, the largest producer of iron ore pellets in North America and a major supplier of metallurgical coal to the global steelmaking industry. The Company operates six iron ore mines in Michigan, Minnesota and Eastern Canada, and three coking coal mines in West Virginia and Alabama. Cliffs also owns 80 percent of Portman Limited, a large iron ore mining company in Australia, serving the Asian iron ore markets with direct-shipping fines and lump ore. In addition, the Company has a 30 percent interest in the Amapa Project, a Brazilian iron ore project, and a 45 percent economic interest in the Sonoma Project, an Australian coking and thermal coal project.

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