USW President Gerard Retiring in July
By Metal Center News Staff
on May 30, 2019
Longtime USW International President Leo W. Gerard will retire from his position in mid-July. Fellow executives Stan Johnson, secretary-treasurer, and vice presidents Carol Landry and Jon Geenen will also step down then.
Gerard has worked for the USW for more than 50 years, starting in mining in northern Ontario. He was named USW president in 2001.
Gerard will be replaced by Tom Conway, who has been serving as vice president.