Olympic Steel Announces Management Promotions
September 29, 2017 08:00 AM Eastern Time
James D. Post Named Regional Vice President and General Manager
Kevin L. Miller Promoted to General Manager, Cleveland Division
Olympic Steel Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS), a leading national metals service center, announced the promotions of James D. Post to the position of Regional Vice President and General Manager and Kevin L. Miller to the position of General Manager, Cleveland Division, effective Oct. 1, 2017.
Post joined Olympic Steel in 2016 as General Manager, Commercial – Northeast and was promoted in 2017 to General Manager of the Chambersburg facility. Previously, he worked for American Steel and Aluminum LLC, Patriot Metals LLC and Kloeckner Metals Corporation holding various sales, operations and senior management positions.
In this expanded role, Post will continue to manage the Chambersburg facility, while assuming additional oversight responsibility for Olympic Steel’s Cleveland, Ohio and Mt. Sterling, Kentucky facilities. The General Managers of both of these operations will report directly to him.
“Since joining Olympic Steel, Jim has quickly gained a detailed understanding of our operations and sales processes which will serve as a strong foundation in his new role,” said John Mooney, President and Chief Operating Officer – Flat Rolled.
Post attended The University of Maine in Orono, Maine where he studied civil engineering. He also was a participant in the Metals Service Center Institute’s Strategic Metals Management program at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Post will report to John Mooney.
Miller started his career with Olympic Steel as an intern in the corporate accounting department and subsequently progressed to increasingly responsible positions including Division Controller, Purchasing and Materials Manager, and Sales Manager for the Cleveland Division.
“Kevin’s strong background in finance, purchasing and sales prepares him well for the Cleveland Division General Manager position,” Mooney said. “His past career progression through these key functional areas within our Company will undoubtedly ensure his continued success.”
Miller has a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Miller will report to James Post.
About Olympic Steel
Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is a leading U.S. metals service center focused on the direct sale and distribution of large volumes of processed carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel and aluminum products. The Company’s CTI subsidiary is a leading distributor of steel tubing, bar, pipe, valves and fittings, and fabricates pressure parts for the electric utility industry. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Olympic Steel operates from 30 facilities in North America.
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