Phillip Hartley Smith Edit Profile
Bachelor of Engineering with 1st class honors in Mining and Metallurgy, University Sydney, 1950. Metallurgical Engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952. Diploma industrial relations, University Chicago, 1958.
Doctor of Laws, Grove City College, 1975. Doctor in Engineering, University Sydney, 1997.
Successively trainee, metallurgist, foreman, Indiana Harbor, Indiana, Inland Steel Company, 1952-1955;
successively trainee, metallurgist, director purchasing and planning, La Salle Steel Company, Hammond, Indiana, 1956-1964;
with, Copperweld Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1964-1977;
president, Copperweld Corporation, 1967-1977;
chairman, Copperweld Corporation, 1973-1977;
president, chief Executive officer, Bekaert Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1978-1982;
managing partner, Hartley Smith & Partners, 1982-1984;
chairman, Smith, Yuill & Company Inc., since 1984. Board directors Mitech laboratories Inc. Adjunct Professor business Grove City College.
Visiting dean senior executive program Dalian U. Technology, Peoples Republic of China. Chair Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum.
Trustee Berea (Kentucky) College, since 1975, Wheeling Jesuit University, since 1991. Director National Technology Transfer Center National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Chairman Inroads Inc.
Chair Sydney University Foundation Cadet officer Australian Merchant Marine, 1942-1943, Royal Australian Fleet Auxiliary, 1943. Member University Club of Chicago, Duquesne Club of Pittsburgh, Fox Chapel Golf Club, Rolling Rock Club (Ligonier, Pennsylvania), Sigma Xi.
Married Martha Frances Dittrich, June 4, 1955. Children: Elizabeth, Thomas, Johanna, Alice, Margaret, Sarah.