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): November 16, 2012



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in 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)


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


On November 16, 2012, Nucor Corporation (“Nucor” or “the Company”) announced that its Board of Directors has elected John J. Ferriola, Nucor’s President and Chief Operating Officer, to the position of Chief Executive Officer and President, to be effective January 1, 2013. Effective on the same date, Daniel R. DiMicco, Nucor Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman of Nucor and will remain an employee and director of the Company.


Mr. Ferriola, age 60, has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Nucor and a member of its board of directors since January 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Ferriola served as Chief Operating Officer of Steelmaking Operations of Nucor from 2007 to 2010, Executive Vice President from 2002 to 2007 and Vice President from 1996 to 2001. With a degree in electrical engineering, Mr. Ferriola worked in various operating and management roles in the steel industry before joining Nucor. Additionally, there are no transactions involving the Company and Mr. Ferriola that the Company would be required to report pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


A copy of the Company’s press release announcing Mr. Ferriola’s election as Chief Executive Officer and President and Mr. DiMicco’s election as Executive Chairman is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.


Item9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.




 99.1 News Release of Nucor Corporation, issued November 16, 2012







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
Date: November 16, 2012   James D. Frias
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and
Executive Vice President







Exhibit No.




99.1   News Release of Nucor Corporation, issued November 16, 2012