Olympic Steel Announces Promotion of Andrew J. Tobias to General Manager of Berlin Metals
April 29, 2019 09:32 AM Eastern Time
Olympic Steel Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS), a leading national metals service center, announced the promotion of Andrew J. Tobias to General Manager, Berlin Metals.
Tobias began his career with Olympic Steel in 2013 as an Outside Sales Representative for Integrity Stainless. In 2015, he was promoted to Stainless Steel Product Manager – Specialty Metals, where he has been a key contributor in the sales growth of the Company’s stainless steel and aluminum products. Before joining Olympic Steel, Tobias held senior positions in sales, purchasing and general management with several other companies.
“Andrew’s management and sales accomplishments at Olympic Steel prepare him well to undertake this new position to manage and profitably grow our Berlin Metals specialty metals business,” said Andy Markowitz, President – Specialty Metals. “He is a motivating leader with years of experience in sales, purchasing and operations, which makes him a natural fit for his new role within our Company.”
In this position, Tobias will be responsible for driving profitable growth for Berlin Metals, and he will report directly to Andrew Wolfort, Regional Vice President and General Manager. Berlin Metals is an Olympic Steel company that specializes in the finest Tin Mill Products, Stainless Steel Strip, Cold Rolled Steel and Galvanized Steel.
Tobias earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from Western Illinois University. He is a graduate of the Metals Service Center Institute’s Strategic Metals Management Program at Washington University and is an active member of the Metals Service Center Institute.
About Olympic Steel
Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is a leading U.S. metals service center focused on the direct sale of processed carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel, aluminum, tin plate, and metal-intensive branded 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 32 facilities in North America.
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