RG Steel Announces Four New Executive Appointments
RG Steel, LLC announced in their press release four key executive appointments for the newly formed company.
• Richard D. Caruso has been named Chief Financial Officer
• David A. Howard has been named Chief Commercial Officer
• David A. Pryzbylski has been named Chief Administrative Officer
• Mark D. Whalen has been named Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Caruso has 25 years of financial and strategic leadership experience in a variety of industries including steel, aluminum, copper, iron foundries and manufacturing. He has served as Chief Financial Officer for two privately held aluminum companies. Mr. Caruso most recently served as Managing Director of Huron Consulting Group in New York City where he provided financial and operating restructuring services to manufacturing companies including Neenah Foundry Company where he served as interim Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Howard has 30 years of commercial, sales, customer support and operations management experience in the steel industry. He worked for many years with the Warren plant and, after it was purchased by Severstal North America, he became Vice President of Corporate Planning for Severstal and later Vice President and General Manager of Sparrows Point, his most recent position.
Mr. Pryzbylski has 30 years of diversified experience in the steel, aluminum and mining industries. He has experience in human resource management, strategic planning, and corporate governance and legal affairs. After 15 years with U.S. Steel, Mr. Pryzbylski served as Senior Vice President of Administration and Corporate Secretary for National Steel. He has also served as Executive Vice President and then as President and Chief Executive Officer at Beta Steel and as Vice President of Corporate Administration at Esmark in Wheeling, W.Va. Most recently, Mr. Pryzbylski provided consulting and advisory services to clients in steel, mining, manufacturing and investment banking.
Mr. Whalen has 20 years of experience in the steel industry. He has worked as a research engineer, as consultant and in operations management. At AK Steel he worked as a Research Engineer before entering operations management. Mr. Whalen joined U.S. Steel Corporation in 2000 during acquisition of the plant in Kosice, Slovakia, where has responsible for the primary operations. He subsequently was General Manager of operations at both U.S. Steel’s Fairfield Works and Mon Valley Works. He joined ArcelorMittal in 2007 as Vice President with responsibility for Indiana Harbor, I/N Tek and I/N Kote, and Minorca.
About RG Steel:
RG Steel, LLC is the nation’s fourth-largest flat-rolled steel producer with annual steelmaking capacity of 7.5 million tons. Its steelmaking facilities are located in Sparrows Point, Md.; Warren, Ohio, and Wheeling, W. Va., and additional finishing facilities are in Yorkville and Martins Ferry, Ohio. In addition, RG Steel owns Wheeling Corrugating Company and has a 50-percent ownership in Mountain State Carbon and Ohio Coatings Company. RG Steel is an affiliate of The Renco Group, Inc., a consortium of privately held manufacturing businesses in sectors to create value and growth.
(Source: RG Steel)