CLEVELAND--Olympic Steel Inc. (NASDAQ: ZEUS), a leading national metals service center, today announced Steve Reyes has been named Vice President, Central Region, effective July 1, 2016.
Reyes is a 33-year steel industry veteran and began his career at Olympic Steel in 1999 as a Sales Manager. He served as General Manager — Minneapolis for 12 years and was promoted in 2014 to Vice President, Sales and Marketing — Flat Rolled.
In this new position, Reyes’ responsibilities will expand to include oversight of the Minneapolis Coil and Plate Divisions, the Company’s operations in Mexico, as well as warehouse operations in Minnesota and Washington State. He will maintain his existing management duties for the Bettendorf, Iowa, Division and operations in Oklahoma and Texas. Reyes will be based in Minneapolis and will continue to report to Raymond Walker, President and Chief Operating Officer—Flat Rolled.
“Steve has consistently excelled in every role he has held at Olympic Steel. His broad capabilities in all facets of the business make him ideally suited to drive profitable growth in our Central Region,” Walker said.
Reyes has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Management from Bemidji State University and completed an Executive Management program in Strategic Metals Management at Washington University in St. Louis. He is a member of the Metals Service Center Institute, the Precision Metalforming Association and the Minnesota Manufacturing Coalition.
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 33 facilities in North America.
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