Director since 2012
Mr. Sandman is an adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he has taught corporate governance law since 2007. He has served on the board of directors of Roppe Corporation, a privately-held company, since 1987. Additionally, Mr. Sandman serves on the boards of directors of CONSOL Coal Resources LP (a publicly-held company), the Carnegie Science Center, the Carnegie Hero Commission, and Grove City College. He has also served as a court-appointed mediator of commercial cases pending in U.S. federal courts and has lectured on Corporate Governance Law at Oxford University.
Mr. Sandman began his career with Marathon Oil Company in 1973 and served in a series of legal positions of increasing responsibility. In 1986, Mr. Sandman was appointed general counsel and secretary of Marathon, and in 1993 he was named general counsel and secretary of USX Corporation. Upon the spinoff of United States Steel Corporation from USX in 2002, Mr. Sandman was named vice chairman of the board of directors and chief legal and administrative officer of United States Steel, where he served until his retirement in 2007. During his time with United States Steel, Mr. Sandman was responsible at various times for management and oversight of aspects of Human Resources, Executive Compensation, Public Relations, Environmental and Government Affairs, as well as the Law Organization and the corporate secretary’s office.
Mr. Sandman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University in 1970 and a juris doctor degree from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1973. Mr. Sandman attended the Stanford Executive Program in 1989.