February 24, 2016 - Michigan Seamless Tube today announced that Les H. Whitver, 73, will retire from his role as Vice President of Operations, effective March 31, 2016.

February 23, 2016 - With more than 20 years of experience in sales management for manufacturing companies throughout the U.S., Bodnar will oversee sales efforts in Bluff Manufacturing's Northeast region.

February 2, 2016 - Ulrich “Rick” Schmidt, John C. Plant and Sean O. Mahoney will join Alcoa’s board Feb. 5, adding aerospace and auto experience.

January 28, 2016 - Novelis, Atlanta, created two executive positions, Vice President of Sales and Marketing Global Can, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing Global Automotive. Effective April 1, Andy King will serve in the first position and Piere Labat will serve in the second.

January 28, 2016 - The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) elected Tracy Porter as chairman of the board of directors, Jeff Dyck was elected first vice chairman and Peter Campo was elected as second vice chairman. Outgoing chairman Richard Teets Jr. will remain on SMA’s Executive Committee.

January 26, 2016 - Ryerson Holding Corp., an international metals distributor based in Chicago, appointed Erich S. Schnaufer to chief financial officer. A 10-year  veteran of the company, Schnaufer was interim CFO, succeeding Edward J. Lehner, who took over as president and CEO last year.

January 21, 2016 - Ken Sichelski, Marmon/Keystone East’s Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing, retired January 1 and Marmon Distribution Services CFO Drew Seka will retire on February 1.

January 21, 2016 - CENTRIA Coating Services announced the appointment of Jerry T. Hatley, Jr. as Vice President, CENTRIA Coating Services.

January 20, 2016 - Chicago Tube and Iron Co. made a host of management changes effective Jan. 1.

January 20, 2016 - Northern States Metals, a provider of custom-designed, engineered and extruded aluminum products and which makes Solar FlexRack, a racking system to the commercial and utility scale solar industry, selected Jeff Gwinnell as president and CEO.

January 20, 2016 - Richard E. Veitch has been named president Pro-Tec Coating Co., a 50/50 joint venture between U.S. Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, and Kobe Steel, Ltd., Japan.

January 20, 2016 - Commercial Metals Co., Irving, Texas-based recycler and steelmaker, promoted Barbara R. Smith to chief operating officer and Mary A. Lindsey to vice president and chief financial officer.

January 20, 2016 - Tri-Arrows Aluminum Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, named Henry Gordinier as president. He previously worked as Tri-Arrow’s executive vice president for commercial and planning.

January 19, 2016 - Dawne S. Hickton has joined the board of directors of Norsk Titanium AS, Oslo. Hickton was vice chair, president and CEO of RTI International Metals from 2007 to 2015. 

January 14, 2016 - Effective January 1, Marmon/Keystone, has promoted two employees to director posts at the corporate office: Purchasing Manager Randy Bono has been appointed Director of Procurement and Merchandising and Tracy Taylor has been named Director of Human Resources.

January 13, 2016 - Bauer is responsible for managing all aspects of Jet Edge’s waterjet service department, supporting customers worldwide.

January 8, 2016 - Bill Geary, President, Nelsen Steel Company, has been elected Chairman. Mark A. Redding, President & CEO, Banner Service Corporation, has been elected Vice Chairman. Tony Verkruyse, Chief Financial Officer, Niagara LaSalle Corporation, continues to serve as Treasurer.

January 7, 2016 - Rob Powers has been promoted to the position of Director of Marketing - Pipe, Valves and Fittings at Chicago Tube and Iron. 

January 6, 2016 - Kaiser Aluminum Corp. appointed Keith A. Harvey, a 35-year veteran of the company, as president and chief operating officer. He has served as executive vice president-Fabricated Products since June 2014, with full responsibility for the unit’s sales, marketing, manufacturing and advanced engineering functions.

January 4, 2016 - Lisa Goldenberg, president of Delaware Steel Co., Washington, Pennsylvania, won the Association of Steel Distributors’ 2015 Steel Man of the Year Award, and is the first female recipient.

January 4, 2016 - Phil Simonpietri previously worked with MAE-Eitel selling specialy presses and custom automation for machine loading, part processing and assembly.

December 16, 2015 - Damon Wos, former manager of inside sales/marketing/product control and pricing for Central Steel & Wire Co., Chicago, joined Charter Steel as vice president-sales and member of the executive team.

December 16, 2015 - Formtek Group promoted Mike Roy (pictured) to Southeastern regional sales manager, to supervise sales of Formtek coil metal processing, flexible fabrication and roll forming divisions.

December 2, 2015 - Todd Zyra was elected CEO and Klein’s board also promoted Michelle Westrich to CFO.

December 2, 2015 - Joseph R. Scherrbaum Jr., U.S. Steel Corp.’s vice president of industrial solutions, is retiring at year end following a 36-year career with the company.

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